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The Race to Mystery Island/A Star Is Born

Mon, Aug 12 6:30 A.M. NHPBS KIDS      

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

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Mon, Aug 12 6:30 A.M. the race to mystery island/a star is born     NHPBS KIDS

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.

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Sun, Jul 21 6:30 A.M. The Best Nest/Duck's Family Reunion     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Jul 22 6:30 A.M. A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Jul 23 6:30 A.M. Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS
Wed, Jul 24 6:30 A.M. Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot     NHPBS KIDS
Thu, Jul 25 6:30 A.M. Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L     NHPBS KIDS
Fri, Jul 26 6:30 A.M. Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball     NHPBS KIDS
Sat, Jul 27 6:30 A.M. Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born     NHPBS KIDS
Sun, Jul 28 6:30 A.M. Think in the Rink/X Marks The Spot     NHPBS KIDS
Mon, Jul 29 6:30 A.M. Kite Flight/Hide and Seek     NHPBS KIDS
Tue, Jul 30 6:30 A.M. Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!     NHPBS KIDS
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Fri, Aug 2 6:30 A.M. Duck's Hiccups/A.... A.... Choo!     NHPBS KIDS


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