At a time when most other shows for children were either low-budget productions or product-inspired cartoons that were little more than half-hour commercials, this program set out to ... See full summary »
A cowardly boy who buries himself in accident statistics enters a library to escape a storm only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real life.
I used to love this show when i was a kid! Even if it doesn't have anything to do with the books (which is not true!), it is still really good. I wish they had made more... Jean Stapleton is amazing as Mrs. PiggleWiggle, and the rest of the cast did a fantastic job as well. Granted, no parent or person in their right mind would use any of her methods (i'm sure there are other ways of going about these issues), it is still great entertainment. Although, I would warn against it if your child is afraid of talking trees, because Howard the Hat Tree is a prominent figure in these stories, as well as a parrot, so if your child is afraid of birds... I am a teenager now, and i still enjoy watching Mrs PiggleWiggle. oh, that i could be a child again...
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