Saturday, September 10, 2016


Public Media Distribution, LLC announced today it is releasing six stories from the popular series “Kate & Mim-Mim” on the new DVD “THE MIMILOO ZOO.” In addition to including six fun-filled tales, this DVD features a bonus video called “Mimiloo’s Creatures.” Join Kate and Mim-Mim and their friends Lily, Gobble, Tack, and Boomer as they encounter an amazing assortment of curious creatures including baby humming turtles, a unicorn, lemmings, and mitty kats!

In the story “The Mimiloo Zoo,” Kate’s trip to the zoo gets canceled because it’s raining, so it’s off to the fantasy world of Mimiloo! In Mimiloo, animals made out of bushes are being created for Gobble and Tack’s AMAZING new fruit garden inside their AMAZING new hedge maze. When Mim-Mim accidently spritzes the animals twice with Gobble’s powerful presto potion, they come to life and things quickly get wild! With the animals creating a bit of havoc, the gang needs to find a place for them to live and Kate knows the perfect location. This DVD also features the story “Lily and the Unicorn.” Lily has always wanted to see a unicorn, and now is the perfect time as beautiful shimmer flowers, which unicorns love to eat, are blooming. After searching all day, the gang final locates a whole garden of flowers. When the garden starts to float away, with Lily, who can save her?

THE MIMILOO ZOO” will be available on DVD September 20, 2016. The DVD run time is approximately 65 minutes and its SRP is $12.99. The stories included within “THE MIMILOO ZOO” are below.

The Mimiloo Zoo
Kate’s family trip to the zoo is canceled when it starts raining. In Mimiloo, Kate and Mim-Mim help their pals make animals out of bushes. But after two spritzes from Gobble’s presto potion, the animals come alive, and things quickly get a little too wild!

“Kate’s Turtle Drive
When Kate’s ant farm breaks, she wonders how to get the ants back in their home. In Mimiloo, Lily has found hatching humming turtle eggs! Cowgirl Kate must find a way to round up the baby humming turtles and lead them to their mama in the Singing Seas.

Lily and the Unicorn

To Catch a Critter
Enchanted by its hopping, Kate captures a grasshopper, but as soon as it’s in the jar, it stands still. In Mimiloo, Kate and Mim-Mim help Lily and Boomer try to capture some amazing new Mimiloo critters to learn all about them.

Follow the Leader
A bird has flown into Kate’s house, and Kate has an idea to get it out – but her parents can’t hear her over the commotion. In Mimiloo, a group of lemmings are in trouble and decide that Mim-Mim is their leader. They ask him to find them a new home – but a soft-spoken little lemming has a great idea herself!

Kittens & Mittens
While Kate and Mom are looking after a box of kittens, the box tips and they run all over the house. In Mimiloo, a flurry of mitty kats have overtaken Lily and Boomer’s house! Kate cleverly spots something they can use to round up the mitty kats and lead them home to the Winter Waterfalls.

About “Kate & Mim-Mim”
Inspired by a real life little girl, “Kate & Mim-Mim” follows the fantastical adventures of five-year-old Kate, who, together with her toy rabbit Mim-Mim, travels to the fantasy world of Mimiloo where Mim-Mim comes alive as a larger-than-life playmate. In each story, Kate and Mim-Mim and their group of loveable friends discover exciting new places and set off on adventures, all in the hope of solving a puzzling problem Kate has encountered in the real world.

Exploring themes of friendship, adventure, and problem solving, “Kate & Mim-Mim” encourages children to use their imaginations and work together, believing no problem is ever too big to solve!

My Thoughts

Kate & Mim-Mim is an  adorable new show that features a little girl named Kate and her giant bunny sidekick. Together, they travel to the fantasy world of Mimiloo and have tons of magical adventures. This DVD set includes six of those adventures all with a fun zoo theme, plus one bonus video. They include the following:

The Mimiloo
Kate's Turtle Drive
Lily and the Unicorn
To Catch a Critter
Follow the Leader
Kittens & Mittens

Bonus Video: Mimiloo's Creatures

My preschoolers simply adore this television show. The characters are cheerful and fun, and each story teaches a valuable lesson. The spring theme to this DVD makes a great  stocking stuffer for the upcoming holiday season.