Grandpa Read’s Quiet Time Tales

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If you are looking for a different sort of DVD to get your kids this Christmas, you should definitely check out Quiet Time Tales, a new, mellow form of entertainment for your little ones!

There are lots of times during the day when I literally want to pull my hair out because of all the NOISE.  The bells and whistles on all the toys and busy TV shows sometimes drive me nuts!   I have been known to walk around and turn everything OFF periodically so we can momentarily exist without noise pollution.  That’s why I thought this DVD series was SO COOL.

They contacted me back before the OC Children’s Book Festival and sent me a copy to check out.  I was so impressed I signed on with their affiliate program because I think your kids will love it too!

It is a collection of stories read by Grandpa Read, a cuddly-looking Mr. Rogers-esque sort of grandpa, sitting in a rocking chair.  His voice is very mellow and soothing – a really great storyteller.

Although the DVD includes intermittent illustrations, it is really storytelling at is purest, thus forcing kids to use their little imaginations to picture the classic tale.   This is unique in today’s world, and the part I loved the most.

It’s a great DVD to put in when your kids need a little “down time.”   Shhhh….it’s Quiet Time….FINALLY!

Hooray!  It’s a Tiny Giveaway!

One lucky winner will win the 1st 4 DVDs in the series of 12 (Collection 1: Volumes 1 – 4)!  To enter, simply leave a comment below.  Tell me, which classic story from this collection would your kids like to hear Grandpa Read tell?

Hint: visit the store on the website to find out which stories on are the DVDs!  You can enter as many times as you would like.

Mention in your comment to “add me to the Quiet Times e-newsletter” and get an extra entry!  You only have to mention this once (one extra entry per person permitted.)

All comments have to be in by 12pm PST on 12/16.  I will post the winner next Thursday! Good luck and happy weekend everyone!

Congratulations!  The winner of the Taut Canvas giveaway (as chosen by random.org) is… Genevieve!!!!!!

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  1. 1
    Laura says:

    I think a fav in my home will be The Three Bears. Never heard of this series… Looks like fun!

  2. 2
    Samantha says:

    I love the story of Cinderella

  3. 3
    Hannah says:

    My kids have always loved the story of three little bears

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    Shelley says:

    The 3 Little Bears is a favorite in our house!

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    Leslye Shanberg says:

    My girls would love these storeies. They love being read to so it would be a wonderful gift! Three little bears is always a good story.

  6. 6
    Julissa says:

    Love the 3 Little Bears

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    Carolyn Spellman says:

    What a wonderful gift idea! How peaceful and soothing this would be!

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    Maree Dee says:

    Since my grandkids don’t have an active grandpa these would be perfect. We all love dogs so i think they would like doggy woggy. add me to the Quiet Times e-newsletter

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    Holly says:

    Definitely The Three Bears! This sounds wonderful!

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    Rachael says:

    I always loved Jack and the Beanstalk! These seem really cool.

  11. 11

    I always liked the story The Emperor’s New Clothes when I was a little girl

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    Holly says:

    I like the Cinderella story!

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    Candace says:

    I would love to hear Jack and the Beanstalk- love that story.
    Add me to the Quiet Times E Newsletter

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    Janette says:

    My daughter loves the classics but I think Little red riding hood would be her favorite right now.

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