Anne of Green Gables

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Festive Fun for the Christmas Season!

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It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! What better way to celebrate than by spending time with the ones you love? Here are just a few ideas to help make the most of your time together this holiday season.

Anne&BaileyRock1) Read together: There’s nothing quite like lounging by the fire with a great book. If you’re looking for fun and educational stories this Christmas, why not try the Anne Animated Book Set? This beautifully illustrated collection includes Anne and the BullyAnne’s Babysitting BluesAnne’s New Home, and Anne’s Red Hair. At just $23.99, this is the perfect gift for all the young readers in your life!

2) Take in a film: On days when you just want to relax indoors, nothing beats a little family-friendly entertainment. Here at Sullivan, we pride animatedv2-2ourselves on creating  content the whole family can enjoy. Take, for example, Journey to Green Gables. This action-packed film tells the story of Anne Shirley, a young orphan who is adopted and sent to live in the pastoral world of Green Gables. Anne’s wild imagination and storytelling antics often land her in big trouble, but she learns many important life lessons along the way — and you will too!

3) Explore the great outdoors: Skating, sledding, skiing, snowboarding — the possibilities are endless this time of year. So get out and enjoy a little fresh air and some healthy exercise! Then head inside to warm up with some hot cocoa and a cozy quilt. We recommend these adorable fleece blankets from the Shop at Sullivan store. Starting at $55.49, these are sure to keep you warm all winter long!


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Giving Thanks

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anne the animated series episode 9 idle chatter anne dianaWith all the excitement of Black Friday, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s really important this time of year, and we make forget to give thanks for our blessings.

That’s why we’re so fond of Anne Shirley. The red-headed heroine is constantly reminding us to slow down and see the beauty of everyday life. And so, this Thanksgiving weekend, we’ve chosen to reflect on why we’re oh-so-thankful for the one and only Anne with an “e”:

1) She’s a great friend. Anne has always dreamed of one day finding her bosom friend. When she moves to Avonlea and meets Diana Barry, she knows almost immediately that the two are destined to become kindred spirits. Throughout the series, Anne and Diana stick together through thick and thin, proving that true friendship lasts a lifetime.

2) She’s not afraid to be who she is. With a boisterous personality and flaming red hair, Anne doesn’t always fit in. But dryadthat doesn’t stop her from remaining unabashedly true to herself. She may slip up every now and then — like when she tries to change the colour of her famous fire-engine-red hair — but she always manages to find her way back to a place of self-acceptance.

3) She has a wild imagination. Anne’s imagination may get her into trouble sometimes, but more often than not it leads her on amazing adventures. With the help of a mystical wood nymph named Dryad, Anne travels to the depths of her imagination to explore valuable secrets and life lessons.

For even more inspiring adventures with Anne, visit the Shop at Sullivan online store.



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Anne: Journey to Green Gables

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anne journey to green gables dvd coverIf you’re a die-hard fan of Anne of Green Gables, chances are you’ve watched the full animated series more than a few times. If that’s the case, you’re probably in need of some fresh content. Enter: Journey to Green Gables.

This full-length, family-friendly film boasts all the same fun and adventure of the television program. Plus, it features some very familiar voices — including Wind at My Back’s Kathryn Greenwood, Road to Avonlea’s Rachel Lynde, and Al Mukadam of the original Anne: The Animated Series. 

Check out the plot synopsis below to find out why Anne: Journey to Green Gables is the perfect addition to any Sullivan Entertainment fan’s collection:

“Imaginative Anne Shirley is sent to Grout Orphanage owned by the sinister Madame Poubelle, where Anne’s wild imagination and storytelling antics land her in big trouble. Luckily she escapes to the pastoral world of Green Gables, where she is adopted by elderly couple Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert. Finding friends and acceptance for the first time in her life, all of Anne’s dreams come true. However, the evil Poubelle is determined to have Anne in her clutches. A vanishing heirloom, blundered disguises and a hot air balloon ride provide a climax to a charming new version of this traditional classic.”

Intrigued? Visit Shop at Sullivan to find out how you can own a copy of Anne: Journey to Green Gables today.


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Engaging Activities

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Can’t get enough of Anne: The Animated Series? Why not check out our fun and educational Games page? Here are just a few of the awesome activities we have in store for you:

dressupDress-up: Help Anne’s best friend Diana prepare six themed outfits: Mexican, swimming, princess, ballroom, witch’s word-gluecabin, and pirate ship. Once you’ve crafted the perfect ensemble, watch a short video clip of Diana and her pals having a blast in their creative costumes!

All The Broken Words: Oh no! Gilbert has fallen down the stairs and dropped a box of letters. Now his words are all mixed up. Can you help Gilbert “glue” them back together before Rachel Lynde’s nephew, Timmy, wanders off?

matthews-atticSort The Attic: The town of Avonlea is hosting its annual auction at the town fair. Help Matthewanne-character-quiz-icon sort through his attic to decide what to donate. With each item you find, Matthew will write up a log which documents its unique historical significance.

Quiz: Are you an Anne or a Diana? A Gilbert or a Felix? Find out which Anne of Green Gables character you’re most like with this fun personality test!

Visit our website for even more ways to play. 


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The Animated Series: More Ways to Play

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Here at Sullivan, we’re awfully proud of our family-friendly films and television series, including Anne: The Animated Series, Anne of Green Gables, and Road to Avonlea. But did you know that as well as producing acclaimed entertainment, we also offer plenty of exciting gifts, books and knick-knacks in our online shop? Here are just a few of the awesome items currently available:

t-shirt_-_anne_paintingT-Shirt Painting Kit: Colour your very own Anne of Green Gables T-shirt with this amazing fabric paint set! Kit includes six paint colours, a paint nightlight1_1brush, a card pallet insert and instructions on how to decorate your Anne of Green Gables shirt with beautiful colours.

Anne of Green Gables Night LightExperience this charming illustration from the Anne of Green Gables Animated Series in a whole new light. Comes in a sturdy and stylish box perfect for gift giving.

Anne: The Animated Series Soundtrack: Children of all ages will love this collection of themes and melodies from the original soundtrack of the animated Anne of Green Gables television series. This CD captures the essence of Anne’s character and promises a life full of smiles.

Anne: The Animated Series eBooks:  It’s never been easier to take your favourite Anne stories with you wherever you go! Sullivan’s eBooks are available in downloadable formats for Kindle, Apple, Kobo and all epub compatible e-readers.