Reading Rainbow: Bea and Mr. Jones (1984)

Genres - Children's/Family, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Educational, Children's Entertainment, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Switching roles is an entertaining concept that has been explored in movies. In Reading Rainbow: Bea and Mr. Jones, a five-year-old girl takes on her father's persona and goes to work, while her dad attends kindergarten. Host LeVar Burton checks out the costume collection of the program and plays dress-up, pretending to be different characters. The series encourages young children to enter the world of books and reading, featuring one picture book per episode. Their entertaining approach to learning has won many awards.



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