Popular Cartoon TV Series in UK. Children BBC television. It features a 7-year-old girl named Lucy who lives next door to a Zoo at 64 Zoo Lane. Each night, she is told a story by the animals. Characters include Georgina the Giraffe, Nelson the Elephant, Tickles and Giggles the Monkeys, Boris the Bear, and Molly the Hippopotamus. The cartoon emphasizes friendship and responsibility. At the story's end, friendly morals are discussed, then bedtime is declared. Georgina deposits Lucy into bed via the bedroom window (later episodes show Lucy yawning and then sleeping soundly in bed; in the original episodes she would be lulled to sleep by the storytelling itself). Opportunities for learning: exploring language and vocabulary are enhanced by the use of intonation and expression in the character's voices and the themes of the animals' stories support social and emotional issues, including friendships and helping and caring for others.
Set of 2 DVDs.
DVD Specification: Dolby Digital, All Zone, LPCM, Mpeg-2, NTSC, DVD-5, 143 minutes, Mandarin/English, Subtitle: Traditional Chinese & English. 13 Episodes, about 11 minutes per episode.