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Goldilocks and the Three Bears (#106) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt accidentally messes up Jack's room and is in BIG trouble with his big brother! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Goldilocks and the Three Bears and find Goldilocks surrounded by three broken chairs, three bowls of porridge and three times the mess! How will they solve this problem before the bears get home? Educational Objectives: To learn about clean-up. The episode investigates the alphabet and rhyming AIRS words. The Super Readers use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 -- 10:30am

The Elves and the Shoemaker (#110) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt has a secret admirer! The Super Readers visit the Elves and the Shoemaker and discover that the Shoemaker is just as curious about his own secret friends! The Super Readers help the Shoemaker write a note of his own, and Whyatt uncovers his mysterious admirer. Educational Objectives: To learn about making friends, explore the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. Kids will find that the power to read can change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 -- 10:30am
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Jan 27, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 7, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Three Bears Go Camping (#316H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt and Pig want to play camp out, but they can't agree on where to put their tent. To solve this problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Three Bears Go Camping. They meet Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear as they set out to hike through the woods but can't agree on the right trail. The Super Readers must work together to help everyone find a way to agree. Educational Objectives: To learn that everyone is happier when we compromise. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters W, P, and C in an upper- and lower-case matching game. They'll practice the magic of spelling, learn the word COMPROMISE, and use the power to read to save the day.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 21, 2019 -- 1:30pm

Rapunzel (#108) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's kitten is stuck in the top of a tree! The Super Readers jump into a book and meet Rapunzel, who is also stranded high up in her tower. When climbing Rapunzel's hair proves to be (ouch!) a hair-raising idea, the Prince works together with the Super Readers to come up with a brand new rescue plan! Princess Pea discovers the value of a helping hand. Educational Objectives: To learn you can accomplish a lot more with the help of your friends! The alphabet is uncovered, and young viewers practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 22, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 5, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Mathis' Book of Why (#317H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and Princess are scanning the sky for rainbows, but they can't find any and they don't know why. This is a super big problem and to solve it The Super Readers jump into the book Mathis' Book of Why. There they meet Mathis, a curious kid who loves to ask WHY? He introduces them to a singing cloud, sun, and rainbow they can ask WHY? for themselves and find the answer. Educational Objectives: To learn to look for answers in books. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters J, E, and T. They'll use the power to read to choose just the right word to change the story and save the day.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 22, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Little Miss Muffet (#111) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away! The Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and meet a spider who is frightening his friend right off her tuffet! The Super Readers help Spider find a better way to approach Miss Muffet, and everyone learns that curds and whey taste better when shared with someone special. Educational Objectives: To learn how to treat a friend, follow the alphabet, practice spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 23, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Jan 26, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 8, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Attack of More Man! (#318H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red is headed to the park and wants to bring all of her toys, but she can't hold them all and keeps dropping the whole pile. She doesn't know what to do. The Super Readers jump into the comic book Attack of More Man where they find a town's Fun Day Festival in chaos because the mysterious More Man keeps adding Ss to everything and making a mess. The Super Readers must use their super powers to clean it up and return the fun to Fun Day. Educational Objectives: To learn that more isn't always better. Kids will look at words to identify the Ss that make them plural and then remove the Ss. They'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 23, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Cinderella (#112) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red doesn't feel like much of a Princess, so how will she fit in at Sleeping Beauty's princess party? The Super Readers magically leap into the book of Cinderella who has a party of her own to get to! When the clock strikes midnight, Red learns that she doesn't need the help of a fairy godmother to feel great about who she is! Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about oneself, find the letters of the alphabet and practice the magic of spelling. Opposite words are used to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 24, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 11, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Sleeping Beauty (#128H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 24, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Ant and the Grasshopper (#113) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold? Educational Objectives: To learn about planning ahead and letter identification. Young viewers will experiment with spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Jan 25, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 12, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (#130H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Jan 25, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Little Red Hen (#114) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

"Not I!" "Not I!" "Not I!"...is all Red's friends say when she needs their help gathering apples! This is a super big problem. The Super Readers take off into the story of the Little Red Hen, whose friends won't assist her either! The Super Readers are willing to lend a hand to the Little Red Hen, but will anyone help Red? Educational Objectives: To learn the best way to get help from others, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Jan 28, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Feb 2, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 15, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Foolish Wishes (#129H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 28, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Princess and the Pea (#116) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. Interactive games and activities model how to build the alphabet and rhyme with UN words. The power to read changes the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Jan 29, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Tilden The Caterpillar (#319H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea has found a cocoon in her yard and can't wait for it to turn into a butterfly, but it's taking so long! To find out why, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Tilden the Caterpillar where they meet a little caterpillar in a big hurry. They'll have to help him prepare to transform into a butterfly. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's hard to be patient, but it's worth the wait. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters L, E, A, and F. They'll practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 29, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Little Red Riding Hood (#117) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Boo! Wolfy won't stop tricking Littlest Pig, and he has had enough! The Super Readers travel "Over the River and Through the Woods" into the story of Little Red Riding Hood on an adventure to find Little Red, her Grandma and the Wolf himself! Will talking to the Wolf help Pig, or does this wolf have more tricks up his sleeve? Educational Objectives: To learn about advocating for yourself. Also to recognize the alphabet, play fun spelling games and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Jan 30, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Sheep Who Lost Little Bo Peep (#321H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt and his puppy Woofster have a playdate with Wolfy, but they can't find him anywhere. What should he do? To answer this question, the Super Readers jump into the book The Sheep Who Lost Little Bo Peep where they meet two silly little sheep who can't find their Bo Peep. The Super Readers use their super powers to help the sheep and Bo Peep find each other. Educational Objectives: To learn the strategy of staying in one place when separated from the group. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, L, O, and N, learn what the word ECHO means, play with the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to solve the problem and save the day.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 30, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Little Bo Peep (#119) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Where's Mister Lizard? Whyatt is searching and searching and doesn't know where to find him! Once again, it's the Super Readers to the rescue when they meet Little Bo Peep, who is hot on the trail of her missing sheep. The Super Readers aren't satisfied with leaving them alone until they come home, and spring into action! Educational Objectives: To learn about solving a mystery! Fun, interactive activities show preschoolers how to build the alphabet, rhyme with OG words and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Jan 31, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

Momotaro The Peach Boy (#133H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and his brothers want to build a treehouse but they're so busy squabbling, they'll never get the job done. The Super Readers head into a Japanese Folktale and meet a little boy whose friends are arguing so loudly, it actually angers an ogre! Will they be able to show their new pals that arguing is the pits? Educational Objectives: To learn about getting along and getting the job done. Young viewers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Jan 31, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Tom Thumb (#118) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Littlest Pig is ready for an adventure...but his brothers tell him he's too young! The Super Readers jump straight into the story of Tom Thumb, a guy who knows what it feels like to be little...really little! Tom Thumb is about to set off on his own adventure, and lucky for him the Super Readers are there to get him out of a few scrapes. Can tiny Tom Thumb teach Pig a BIG lesson? Educational Objectives: To learn about getting help from a grown-up, play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use opposite words to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Feb 1, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

The Stars in the Sky (#136H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea wants to play in a rainbow, but her mother says it simply can't be done! So the Super Readers soar into the story The Stars in the Sky and accompany a little girl named Ella with a big dream of her own! As the Super Readers climb higher and higher they begin to wonder - will they play with the stars, or merely wish on them? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of fantasy, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 1, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Ugly Duckling (#109) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea's twirls are falling flat, and her dance recital is fast approaching! The Super Readers soar into the story of the Ugly Duckling, who's having just as much trouble trying to swim! With a little hard work, the Ugly Duckling hits his stride, and Princess Pea learns that practice makes perfect! Educational Objectives: To learn about practice and persistence, play with the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 4, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Princess Who Loved Mud (#322H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig's big brothers are building houses with their blocks, but Pig wants to build something different. To solve this problem, the Super Readers jump into the musical book The Princess Who Loved Mud, where they meet Princess Reece. She'd rather jump in the mud than have tea parties and dance, but the other princesses don't like mud at all. The Super Readers will have to help Princess Reece find a way to be herself while playing with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's okay for kids to be unique and play in their own way. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters D, I, R, and T. They'll practice the magic of spelling and learn the word UNIQUE. Then they'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 6, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Woofster and the Pet Pack (#323H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt can't wait to show his friends the new comic book he's written about Woofster and his friends - the Pet Pack - and their search for the missing Princess of Pet City. How, the Super Readers wonder, will the Pet Pack ever find their Princess? To find the answer, they'll jump into Whyatt's comic book and meet Keen Kitten and Hopkins. Together, they use their super powers to find the clues leading to their Princess. Educational Objectives: To learn to work together as a team. Kids will identify the letters B, P, and C, learn the word OCCUPATION, and rhyme -OP words. Then they'll use the clues to fill in the blank in the story and the power to read to save the day!

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 13, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Frog Prince (#115H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out The Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can't see eye to eye with her friend! Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up? Educational Objectives: To learn about compromise, practice the alphabet and rhyme with UMP words. Preschoolers discover that the power to read will change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 14, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Magic Porridge Pot (#131H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Oh no! Pig's new toy robot is out of control! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Magic Porridge Pot to rescue a little girl whose magical pot just won't stop making porridge! Will the Super Readers be able to help or will they end up with more porridge than even The Three Bears would know what to do with? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of paying attention, uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 18, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Pinocchio (#132H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt told a lie and he feels really guilty! The Super Readers visit Pinocchio, a boy who also fibbed and whose NOSE is growing, right before his eyes! Pinocchio needs the literacy-powered assistance of the Super Readers to face up to Gepetto...nose and all. And Whyatt finds out how important it is to tell the truth. Educational Objectives: To learn about being honest. Kids will sing the alphabet, identify the letters B, O, and X, rhyme with 'at' words and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 19, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Story of the Tooth Fairy (#161H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt has lost his very first tooth! When his mom tells Whyatt that the Tooth Fairy will come and take his tooth, Whyatt wants to know what happens if he wants to KEEP it? Super Why and his friends decide the best person to ask is the Tooth Fairy herself, so they set off to meet her in person. With a little bit of magic (and a little bit of floss) the reading heroes are able to get all their questions answered. Educational Objectives: To learn about the magic of the Tooth Fairy. Kids will follow the alphabet, rhyme with AY words, and use the power to read to change the story.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 20, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser (#162H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt and his friends are playing kickball in the park when Wolfy erases the score! The super readers fly into a new kind of reading material - a comic book - called "Attack of the Eraser" to track down the diabolical Eraser who's causing trouble in Reader Valley. Will Super Why and his friends be able to stop Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley - or have they finally met their match? Educational Objectives: To learn about consideration. Kids will use the alphabet and identify the letters S, T, O, P. They'll also rhyme with OCK words and use the power to read to transform the story.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Feb 22, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Muddled-Up Fairytales (#160H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Monster Munch (#314H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and Jill are running up and down the hill when Pig poops out! He wants to keep playing but he's out of energy and that is a really big problem, so the Super Readers jump into the e-book Monster Munch to find the solution. They meet Marvin, a hungry little monster who needs help finding his lunch in the interactive digital Monster World. Educational Objectives: To learn that eating healthy food gives kids energy. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters L, O, G, and S. They'll learn what the word ENERGY means, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day for Marvin and Pig.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 26, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Super Why! and the Little Mermaid (#139H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig feels different from his friends, which makes him very sad. The Super Readers dive into the story The Little Mermaid to talk with someone whose tail sets her apart from kids on land. As the Super Readers explore the ocean floor with The Little Mermaid, Pig slowly begins to see why being different can be special and the journey to the depths of the sea teaches him a lesson he can use right in his own backyard. Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about yourself. Preschoolers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Feb 27, 2019 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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