The Jim Henson Company, Random House Children’s Books and Paramount Home (aff) Entertainment have partnered with Amtrak for a nationwide promotion in August to support the season premiere on PBS KIDS of Dinosaur Train: Dinosaur Big City on August 22 and the DVD release on August 23.
From August 1 – 31, families can embark on their own DINOSAUR TRAIN adventure by entering the Amtrak – Dinosaur Train Sweepstakes. One lucky family of 4 (2 (aff) adults / 2 (aff) children) will win an Amtrak Vacations® Rocky Mountain National Park Tour to visit the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park, Colorado as part of thegrand prize. In addition, the promotion will feature DINOSAUR TRAIN placemats on Long Distance Trains, while seatbacks, counter cards, activitybook giveaways will be in over 100 stations nationwide to promote the sweepstakes and DVD release.
The DINOSAUR TRAIN: Dinosaur Big City DVD includes eight fun and engaging learning adventures, as well as interactive games, coloring pages, a dinosaur reference guide and information for parents. The DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.99 U.S./$15.99 Canada. The DINOSAUR TRAIN: Dinosaur Big City DVD is presented in widescreen with Dolby Digital English Stereo and English SDH subtitles. The run time is 100 minutes. The DVD includes the following:
· Dinosaur Big City – Part 1
· Dinosaur Big City – Part 2
· Dinosaur Big City – Part 3 (aff)
· Dinosaur Big City – Part 4
· Troodon Train Day
· King Cryolophosaurus
· The Theropod Club
· Laura Giganotosaurus
· Interactive Games
· Coloring Pages
· Dinosaur Reference Guide
· Dinosaur Discoveries with Dr. Scott, the paleontologist
In “Dinosaur Big City,” join Buddy the T. rex and his Pteranodon family as they gather all their Theropod friends together to travel to the big Theropod Club Convention which is being held in Laramidia, the “Dinosaur Big City!” Among the travelers is King Cryolophosaurus, who’s more than a little nervous about giving a concert in front of his biggest audience ever. Can Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his fear of performing?
Since we are such great Dinosaur Train fans, I've arranged for one lucky reader to get their own Dinosaur Big City DVD. Here's what you need to do:
This contest will end August 29th at 11:59 pm CST! Good Luck!