WordWorld

Each episode of "WordWorld" is a narrative built around a wacky troupe of characters, WordFriends, who are characters first and words second. "WordWorld's" WordFriends go on comic adventures and face challenges that can only be resolved with the right word. Sheep is a shy little girl who loves to pretend; Frog is the cautious brainiac and word "expert"; impetuous Duck is still learning his letters; Pig lives in the moment; Ant is a pragmatic bundle of energy; and Dog is a WordFriend's best friend. A key component of the show is word building, a unique moment when children witness a word "morph" into the thing it is. Word building reinforces the pre-reading concept that letters make words and that words have meaning.

Sat, Aug 13 6:30 A.M. There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep     NHPBS KIDS

There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT.

Sun, Aug 14 6:30 A.M. A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly     NHPBS KIDS

A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting.

Sat, Aug 20 6:30 A.M. The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie/Duck's Family Reunion     NHPBS KIDS

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie - When Pig's pie for Bear goes missing, it's up to Detective Sheep to follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie!

Sun, Aug 21 6:30 A.M. Kite Flight/Hide and Seek     NHPBS KIDS

Kite Flight - When Frog sails away on a big kite he built, it's up to Duck and Shark to save him.

Sat, Aug 27 6:30 A.M. Rocket to the Moon/The Birds     NHPBS KIDS

Rocket to the Moon - When Frog needs to rescue the Little Piggies from the moon, he learns to appreciate lowercase letters.

Sun, Aug 28 6:30 A.M. Boppin' with the Bug Band/Shuffleword     NHPBS KIDS

Boppin' with the Bug Band - Ant is having a band showcase on his radio show and while Bug, Fly and Bee have some really good music, they need a lot of help with their lyrics.

Sat, Sep 3 6:30 A.M. Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon     NHPBS KIDS

Robots to the Rescue!

Sun, Sep 4 6:30 A.M. Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale     NHPBS KIDS

Playing Spies: When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery.

Sat, Sep 10 6:30 A.M. Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock     NHPBS KIDS

Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present.

Sun, Sep 11 6:30 A.M. Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake     NHPBS KIDS

Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track!

Sat, Sep 17 6:30 A.M. Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship     NHPBS KIDS

Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"!

Sun, Sep 18 6:30 A.M. Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home     NHPBS KIDS

Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it.

WordWorld By Episode


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