But, that aside, this is a pretty good cartoon for the kids. The Adventures in Booga Booga Land is an animated series made in Canada based on Richard Milner's allegories, compiled in his book Adventures in Booga Booga. The dvd has three episodes which bring parables of Jesus into a new context -- that of BoogaBooga Land. Marty the monkey and Gerard the giraffe are the "stars" of the series and work all different kinds of jobs ... which is how they get involved in the scenarios that evolve into the telling of the parables.
All of the parables on this dvd are from Matthew:
- the workers in the vineyard (Matt 20:1-16)
- the wise and foolish builders (Matt 7:24-27)
- the lamp under the bowl (Matt 5:14-16)
Overall, I'd say this is a great dvd to show kids of all ages. I wish they had a study-guide or resource at the end of discussing the links between these cartoons and the scriptures; definitely want to take advantage of the teachable moments engendered by these stories.
Disclaimer: I recd this dvd as part of the Book Sneeze program. I promised to post a review of the product. The words of the review above are honest opinion of this dvd.