The Race to Mystery Island/A Star Is Born
wordworld

The Race to Mystery Island: Pig and Frog are trying to out-do each other. Their competition results in a big race to Mystery Island. While each WordFriend builds himself several words to thwart his competitor along the way, Pig and Frog both finally come to realize that the only way they'll succeed is to work together. A Star is Born: Duck gets a case of stage fright while singing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" for all his WordFriends. Instead of singing the word "star," Duck freezes and blurts out the first thing he sees. With a little word building, Sheep and Ant solve Duck's problem, and soon a "star" is born.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 119

About 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.


Future Broadcast times for "WordWorld": (show all)

Sat, Oct 1 6:30 A.M. Castles in the Sea/Get Your Coat     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Oct 2 6:30 A.M. Princess Sheep/W Drought     NHPBS KIDS

NHPBS Over-the-Air Broadcast

WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham

WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton

WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

Cable and Satellite Channels


NHPBS NHPBS Passport Passport

Guilt | Episode 1
The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family | Ambition
Antiques Roadshow | RECUT: Desert Botanical Garden, Part 2
Expedition | Expedition Unseen
POV | President
America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston | Minnesota: A Better World
The Green Planet | Human Worlds
The Great Muslim American Road Trip | Back on the Road Again: Arizona, Nevada, California
Grantchester | Episode 1
America ReFramed | Any Given Day
The Laura Flanders Show | Linda Villarosa: Is the End of Roe A Death Sentence?
Mark Twain Prize | Jon Stewart: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize
Endeavour | Episode 1: Striker
Planet California | Rivers of Gold
Hotel Portofino | First Impressions
Don Quixote in Newark | Don Quixote in Newark
David Holt's State of Music | John Doyle, Andrew Finn Magill, and Will MacMorran
The Doo Wop Project | The Doo Wop Project
American Masters | Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road
NOVA | Ice Age Footprints
Great Performances | Great Performances: Keeping Company with Sondheim
Local, USA | A Tale of Three Chinatowns
Colombia - Wild and Free | From the Pacific to the Andes
Gershwin Prize | Lionel Richie: Gershwin Prize
Independent Lens | Scenes From The Glittering World
REEL SOUTH | Florida Woman
America's Test Kitchen | Pork Chops and Blondies
Ridley Road | Episode 1
Les Stroud's Wild Harvest | Foraged Plants From Europe