Franklin is an animated show based on the best-selling books by Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark which have sold over 65 million copies worldwide. Franklin is a young turtle who, along with his animal friends, learns how he fits in the world and how the world fits him. Like most children, Franklin learns by making mistakes. When he fibs, gets lost or acts bossy, he usually finds solutions himself, learning lessons the Franklin way - but also having fun in the process. He is a unique character who makes an instant connection to viewers. This DVD collection includes 44 episodes of your favorite turtle!
Phase 4 Films is planning a fairly large DVD release of the classic kids cartoon series, Franklin
. The 3-disc set running 525 minutes contains 44 installments of the show, and will be available as the "Franklin DVD Collection
" on May 8th
(note that Amazon.com's pre-order listing is backwards, showing a release date of Sunday 8/5 instead of the correct day of Tuesday 5/8; we're hopeful that this be corrected soon). Pricing is $24.99 SRP, and here's a look at the package art (which is branded with Phase 4's kidvid shingle of kaBoom! Entertainment):