Buster's First Thunderstorm (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Media Vision - 1993 USA, Canada Release

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Buster's First Thunderstorm
Packaging cover Buster's First Thunderstorm.
Product ID 34679-08121
Product UPC 734679081212
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Packaging Retail Box
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1993
Publisher(s) Media Vision
Label Professor Gooseberry's I Can Read Club
Developer(s) Imagination Pilots
Category(s) Education, Storybook
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

A Story by Hisako Madokoro with pictures by Ken Kuroi.

Buster the puppy is playing in the park when the sky begins to grow dark. His friend Snapper gets scared and runs home. All the other animals get ready for the storm, too. But not Buster. Beginning readers will be fascinated by Buster's curiosity and sense of adventure- and by his endearing ability to learn a valuable lesson.

Four steps to learning to read.

Look/Listen. Enjoy the story, pictures and music without text as it is read aloud by a narrator.

Read Along. Read along with the narrator by following the text on the screen.

Think About The Story. Interact with the language and ideas of the book in a variety of re-reading activities.

You Read. Read the story independently by clicking on any unknown words.

Tour Menu. By clicking on the left side of the screen, the child is given a tour of the entire program.

Main Menu. All choices are represented by whimsical, easy-to-understand icons.

Look/Listen Mode. The story is read aloud by a narrator accompanied by a musical score.

Think About The Story. The child responds to the story in a variety of ways.

Professor Gooseberry's I Can Read Club. Learning to read is one of the most important tasks your child will ever have to accomplish, but it doesn't have to be difficult.

Professor Gooseberry's I Can Read Club use multimedia adaptations of popular children's literature to make learning to read both easy and fun.

The I Can Read Club combines scientifically proven classroom techniques on an easy-to-use interactive CD-ROM for learning at home. Unlike game-based reading software, Professor Gooseberry's I Can Read Club has been developed by educators and is based on sound pedagogical principles.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386-33
Required RAM 4MB
Req. Hard Drive 5MB Free
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio 8-Bit Sound Card
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Mac System 7.0
Required CPU Mac II
Required RAM 4MB
Required CD Speed 2X
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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Retail Box cover Buster's First Thunderstorm. Retail Box back Buster's First Thunderstorm.



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