The following animated and children's DVDs have been released in 2008:
• "Dora the Explorer: Undercover Dora" (Paramount Home Entertainment, not rated, $16.99) Dora and Boots go on a few missions in these four episodes spying on Swiper. They try to prevent Swiper from taking Isa's cupcakes, Tico's birthday presents and Dora's cowboy cookies.
Running Time: 98 minutes
• "Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Presents: Academy Awards Animation Collection" (Warner Home Entertainment, not rated, $19.98) A classical animation collection with the most popular characters: Superman, Popeye, Bugs Bunny, Droopy, Tom, Jerry, Speedy Gonzalez and Tweety Bird. Three-disc Set.
Running Time: 323 minutes
• "Little Einstein's: Race for Space" (Buena Vista Home Entertainment, rated G, $19.99) In this exciting three-episode adventure to "Race For Space," it teaches toddlers from the ages 2-5 about music as they race.
Running time: 72 minutes
• "Ready, Set, Learn: Try, Try Again" (Genius Entertainment, not rated, $14.95) Educational three episodes with three different characters encouraging reading, emotional intelligence, and problem solving.
Running time: 105 minutes
• "Handyman: Fixing It Right" (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, rated G, $19.99) Manny and his tools working on fun and challenging project as Rusty overcomes his fear of heights. Bonus Features. Running Time: 58 minutes
• "The Backyardigans: Tale of the Mighty Knights" (Paramount Home Entertainment, not rated, $16.99) The knights Uniqua and Tyrone are on a mission to protect King Pablo's egg from anything and must take on anything that comes their way. Special Features. Running Time: 100 minutes
• "Thomas & Friends: Engines and Escapades" (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, rated G, $14.98) Thomas and his Narrow Gauge friends travel around the Island of Sodor learning about cooperation, friendship and discovery. Bonus Feature: Firearm Sam Episode. Running time: 50 minutes
• "Barney: Animal ABCs" (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, rated G, $14.98) Searching and learning animals for each letter of the alphabet. Running time: 56 minutes.
• "Bob the Builder: Building Bobland Bay" (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, rated G, $14.98) Bob and his friends are building a town along the sea where everyone will work together as a team to accomplish their goal. Special Features. Running time: 54 minutes
compiled by Deseret News staff