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Season 6 Episode List

The sixth season of Between the Lions premiered on April 17, 2006 with ten new episodes. All of the new episodes will provide educators, parents, and other caregivers with additional curriculum content to enhance the value of Between the Lions as a literacy resource in the classroom, in libraries and daycare centers, and, of course, in the home.

Following is a a list of the new episodes, complete with plot summaries, debut dates, and educational goals...

#601 Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash & Knuffle Bunny
Monday, April 17, 2006
The cubs find some unusual items on Mrs. McNosh's clothesline, but they're reluctant to turn over their favorite things for a good washing. key words: her, bunny featured sounds: er/ir, -y

#602 Sheep on a Ship & Mississippi Skip and His Pirate Ship
Monday, April 24, 2006
Ahoy there, mateys! Thereωs lots of slipping, sliding, swabbing, and colliding when sheep and pirates take to the high seas. key words: ship, skip featured sounds: sh, s blends

#603 Yo! Yes! & Very Loud, Very Big, Very Metal
Monday, May 1, 2006
Sometimes, making a new friend is as easy as saying yes. And Leona discovers that making her brother happy is as easy as showing him a music video with big, noisy construction vehicles. key words: yes, very featured sounds: y, v

#604 I'll Fix Anthony & Jamaica Louise James
Monday, May 8, 2006
A big brother and a jack-in-the-box could both use some fixing, and a budding artist draws up a plan for fixing up a dreary subway station. key words: fix, draw featured sounds: x, aw

#605 Pete's a Pizza & Pygmalion
Monday, May 15, 2006
With a little imagination, a father turns his son into a pizza, and some loving hugs bring a statue to life. key words: father, hug featured sounds: th, hard g

#606 Here Come the Aliens & Abiyoyo
Monday, May 22, 2006
Strange creatures lurk in outer space, but even stranger creatures dwell right here on earth. key words: queen, zoop featured sounds: qu, z

#607 King Midas & The Dirty Smelly King

Monday, May 29, 2006
King Midas gets what he wished for, then wishes he didn't, and King Chuck the Mucky Muck wishes he weren't so smelly. key words: king, back featured sounds: k, -ck

#608 Cheesybreadville & Stolen Smells
Monday, June 5, 2006
A disaster in the kitchen creates a tasty new treat, and a boy finds himself in trouble for smelling tasty smells without paying for them. key words: corn, boy featured sounds: or, oy/oi

#609 The Coyote and the Rabbit & The Gingerbread Man
Monday, June 12, 2006
A hungry coyote gets tricked by a clever rabbit who claims she can beat him in a race, and a gingerbread man who thinks he can outrun everybody gets tricked by a fox. key words: circles, gingerbread featured sounds: soft c, soft g

#610 The Goat in the Coat
Monday, June 19, 2006
Lionel is upset when his copy of a new and extremely rare Cliff Hanger book vanishes from the library, but his friend Gus surprises him with a one-of-a-kind gift. (This special episode introduces a new character, Sierra, a mountain lion who tells some of the story in Spanish.)
key word: coat
 featured sound: oa

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