BETWEEN THE LIONS is funded in part by a Ready To Learn cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education through PBS.
Theo, Cleo, Lionel and Leona - a family of lions - run a magical library where characters pop out of books, vowels sing and words take on a life of their own. The series combines puppetry, animation and live action to help young children learn to read.
For children 4 to 7 years old.
Between the Lions gives young viewers a chance to have meaningful and manageable reading experiences by using key words in simple, decodable, connected text onscreen. The program also reinforces high-frequency "sight" words to help children become more comfortable with reading.
The series aims to support children's early reading skills by:
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