My kids love VeggieTales and we were excited to receive Here Comes Peter Cottontail, and their brand-new VeggieTales DVD, ‘Twas The Night Before Easter for review. Both DVD titles are definitely full of entertainment — so much fun for the whole family to watch together!
It’s also interesting to note that VeggieTales features a new character, Cassie Cassava, that’s voiced by American Idol finalist and fan favorite Melinda Doolittle!
About Here Comes Peter Cottontail:
Peter Cottontail wants to be the #1 Chief Easter Bunny and everyone in April Valley agrees…except for his archrival, evil Irontail. Hop along with Peter and his friends as they race through time celebrating all of your favorite holidays to deliver the most eggs…and save Easter for children everywhere!
It’s Easter time in Crisper County and cable news reporter Marlee Meade (Petunia Rhubarb) is hunting for a way to help others. On a tip that the old town theater will be shut down, Marlee cooks up a plan to save the stage and make a difference through the power of musical theater. With a cast of costume-clad townies, massive props and a 20-foot robot rabbit – “Up With Bunnies” is hatched! There’s only one thing missing – the star of the show! When news spreads that singing sensation Cassie Cassava (Melinda Doolittle) is arriving to perform in her hometown church’s Easter service, Marlee gets worried. Concerned about the competition, she schemes to steal the starlet for her own pageant! But when things go haywire, will it be curtains for Marlee’s dreams – or will she discover the true meaning of Easter and what helping others is really all about?
About VeggieTales Hosanna CD:
The Hosanna! CD includes ten all new easy-to-sing worship favorites made popular by some of today’s top worship artists – sung by beloved VeggieTales characters and kids just for kids! Amy Grant sings the title track, “Hosanna,” and lead vocalist Mark Hall of Casting Crowns, named Billboard’s No. 1 Top-selling Christian Band of 2010, lends his voice on the group’s No. 1 radio hit, “Who Am I.” Also included are Veggie arrangements of Israel Houghton’s upbeat “Just Wanna Say,” Chris Tomlin’s “Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone,”) Hillsong LIVE’s “Mighty To Save” and Brenton Brown’s “Everlasting God,” to name a few.
VeggieTales: Hosanna! Today’s Top Worship Songs for Kids! Track Listing
1. Mighty To Save
2. Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)
4. Everlasting God
5. Your Grace is Enough
6. Just Wanna Say
7. Your Name
8. Who Am I
9. Perfect Love
10. Lord You Are Good
Release date is set on March 8th, 2011.
Both DVD’s Here Comes Peter Cottontail and ‘Twas The Night Before Easter are now available for purchase at Amazon and at BigIdea.com– the official home of VeggieTales online!
One of you, lucky Hip Mama’s Place reader, will win a gift pack from VeggieTales that includes all three VeggieTales DVD’s and CD mentioned on this post (total value worth $35!): Here Comes Peter Cottontail DVD, ‘Twas The Night Before Easter DVD and VeggieTales Hosanna CD!
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