Festival Of De-Lights from page 28
The Lion King is the best-selling video
of all time — and it hasn't even been
available since 2004. Now, a whole new
generation can sing along with Matthew
Broderick, Nathan Lane, Jeremy Irons
and more in Disney's newly released
LION KING Diamond Edition on DVD and
Blu-ray ($39.99), plus extras like never-
before-seen bloopers, deleted songs
and more. Hakuna Matata! Area Target
stores (target.com ).
OF HARRIS BURDICK
More than 25 years after Caldecott
Awww! Little ones will love tucking these
Award-winning Michigan author Chris
super-sweet pocket-sized MATCHBOX
Van Allsburg first published the
MICE ($25 each) into their little matchbox
beds, replete with mini pillow and blanket.
Red alert! She'll love the instant-monogram effect of Crewcuts'
Available in pink or blue. Garnethill.com
bright BLOCK-LETTER PINS ($7.50). Crewcuts, the Somerset
Collection, Troy (248-649-2739; jcrew.com ).
Keep it old school
with Native Union's
retro POP PHONE
($30), available in
a rainbow of colors.
Plugs directly into
and MacBooks. Love
Child, Royal Oak
magically enchanting The Mysteries
of Harris Burdick, the book has been
revisited, with THE CHRONICLES
OF HARRIS BURDICK: 14 AMAZING
AUTHORS TELL THE TALES ($24.99;
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), just
released in October. In it, a group
of illustrious storytellers (among
them Lois Lowry, Jon Scieszka,
Jules Feiffer and more, plus an intro
by Lemony Snicket) weave tales to
expand on the original book's highly
detailed charcoal-pencil illustrations.
Great for kids and parents to get their
imaginations going together. Book
Beat Bookstore, Oak Park (248-968-
1190; thebookbeat.com ).
Lightweight and exhilarating,
Zipfy's MINI LUGE ($44.95)
will have them zipping down the
snow hill — and the assortment
of bright colors will make it easy
for parents to spot their racers.
Toyology West Bloomfield (toyolo-
Child-friendly wooden needles, simple instructions and 100
gywb.com; 248-562-7524) and
yards of rainbow acrylic yarn come packaged in a natural
Warren Prescriptions, Farmington
woven wicker basket with a pink liner with the Land of Nod's
HERE KNITTY KNITTY KNIT KIT ($29). Landofnod.com
December 1 2011
The whole family can get it on putting together a custom-
ized LEGO ART MOSAIC (starts at $280). Send Robot
Garage a photo of your kids' favorite photo and they'll
bring it to life. Want to surprise the kids with it hanging on
the wall? Let Robot Garage pre-assemble it for you. Robot
Garage, Birmingham (248-723-9100; therobotgarage.com ).