Classic Tales 2-Pack
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Dorling Kindersley Multimedia (DK)
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Enchanting software adventures based on childhood storybook favorites

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Dorling Kindersley's Classic Tales is an amazing virtual journey into a world of imagination inhabited by generations of young readers, now available in a stunning multimedia format!  These tow literary classics were specially chosen for this collection for their highly imaginative stories, magnificently realized in software animation, music and special effects which allow children to interact with their favorite characters and become a part of the creative process and storylines.

Children who are big fans of the book format or totally new to these tales can discover a fantastically rendered world of characters and adventures that will forever remain beloved in their hearts and memories.  Who can ever forget Dorothy in the land of Oz or the happily ever after of Beauty and the Beast?  These are the classic tales of childhood because they leave an unforgettable impression on children who have made them their beloved story favorit3es for generations. 

Product Titles Included

  • OZ The Magical Adventure
  • Beauty or the Beast

Key Benefits

  • Virtual environments based on detailed descriptions from the original stories
  • Challenging puzzles
  • Multiple levels of learning
  • Learn early social skills

Product Overview

OZ The Magical Adventure

Travel through a thrilling 3-D landscape with the beloved characters from this literary and cultural classic! As children venture on their mission down the yellow brick road they encounter four stunning learning environments which encourage students to use their own learning style approach to solve problems using memory, math skills, and deductive reasoning. Dozens of lively animations and activities captive children's imagination while teaching and utilizing early learning skills.

Activities Include:

  • Enter the amazing 3-D world of Oz
  • Rescue Dorothy from The Wicked Witch of the West
  • Journey with the Scarecrow, Tin Woodsman, and Cowardly Lion


  • Step into an amazing 3-D world
  • Lead the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion and the Tin Woodman on a magical quest to rescue Dorothy
  • Follow the Yellow Brick Road
  • Discover wondrous lands packed full of exciting puzzles, games and activities
  • Solve educational games to collect nine magic jewels
  • and more!

Beauty or the Beast

In a different twist on a beloved fairy tale, children can choose between playing Beauty OR the Beast as they explore the magical castle, captured magnificently in 3-D in this multimedia format. Throughout the castle are clues which must be investigated and assessed by Beauty and the Beast so they can break the age-old curse and find their happily ever after.

Activities Include:

  • Children play the part of either Beauty or the Beast
  • Both characters have a specific task to perform:
  • Beauty must rescue her father, and the Beast has to overcome the terrible curse placed on him by an evil witch.
  • Players must work their way through a series of puzzles, games and activities that build on basic logic and memory skills.


  • An interactive adventure based on the classic children's story
  • Children can play the part of either Beauty or the Beast
  • 30 games to engage and hold children's attention
  • 10 amazing 3D film sequences
  • A save option allows players to leave the game and come back to it later


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Windows Requirements

  • Windows 95, 98, Me, XP
  • 166MHz Pentium processor
  • 32MB or RAM
  • 20MB Hard Drive Space
  • 640 x 480 pixel thousands of colors screen display
  • 16-bit Sound Card
  • Loudspeakers or headphones
  • Mouse
  • 8X CD-ROM Drive

Macintosh Requirements

  • Macintosh 8.1, 9.x, OS X Classic
  • Mac Power 120MHz
  • 32MB of RAM
  • 20MB hard drive space
  • 8X CD-ROM drive
  • 640 x 480 pixel display
  • Thousands of colors screen display
  • 16-bit Sound Card



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