Favorite Celebrities Lend Voices in New Animated DVD "A Child's Garden of Poetry"Stephanie Precourt
The 2011 Emmy winner for Outstanding Children’s Program A Child’s Garden of Poetry weaves together the words of celebrated poets voiced by favorite stars like Dave Matthews, Liam Neeson, and Julianne Moore, with the backdrop of delightful animation, as shown in the gallery below.
The half-hour DVD includes more than a dozen short segments featuring works by Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Frost, Yeats, and William Shakespeare, just to name a few. Hear from celebrities including Claire Danes, Ziggy Marley, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and more, as well as heartfelt readings by children offering their own insights on what poetry means to them.
A Child’s Garden of Poetry 1 of 6
Recuerdo 2 of 6
Written and read by Edna St. Vincent Millay.
The Road Not Taken 3 of 6
Poem by Robert Frost, read by Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Daffodils 4 of 6
Poem by William Wordsworth, read by Dave Matthewsï»¿.
Two roads verged in a yellow wood… 5 of 6
The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost, read by Philip Seymour Hoffman.
My Shadow 6 of 6
By Robert Louis Stevenson, read by Julianne Moore.
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