On October 7, Warner Home Video (WHV) and CINAR Entertainment will give families the gift of Caillou, with the debut of everyone's favorite preschooler in his first full-length, animated feature, Caillou's Holiday Movie. Based on the award winning PBS KIDS series, Caillou shares his family's holiday traditions with millions of preschoolers and their parents on this festive DVD, stocked with special features including songs with Caillou and friends, an animated interview with Caillou and more. Both educational and entertaining at the same time, Caillou's Holiday Movie is available in Amaray packaging for $19.98 SRP on DVD. The VHS edition is available in both clamshell and slipsleeve packaging for $14.94 SRP.

When winter comes to Caillou's house, this curious four-year-old tackles all kinds of big boy activities like helping Daddy shovel snow, making holiday presents for his family and even discovering the traditions of other little boys and girls around the world! And when Caillou learns about the spirit of the holidays, young children will follow right along! Kids love Caillou for his real-world perspective on the life of a preschooler. Moms love Caillou for being a friend their children can identify with! Filled with the excitement and anticipation of holiday happenings, kids of all ages will love celebrating the season with Caillou!

Deck the halls with this extra content on the DVD:

* Two holiday songs with Caillou and friends - eight new songs in all!

* Animated interview with Caillou

* Two Caillou challenges - Caillou's Memory Game and Caillou's "Odd Man Out" Game

* Trailers

* Feature available in English, French and Spanish

"WHV is proud to join forces with CINAR and bring Caillou's first feature-length direct-to-video release to families everywhere," said Jeff Baker, WHV Vice President, Non-Theatrical Franchise Marketing. "Caillou's Holiday Movie is an entertaining and educational way for families to spend time together during the holidays."

Fans are sure to get in the holiday spirit over promotions for Caillou's Holiday Movie with Caillou's trusted family of licensees. A $2.50 consumer rebate offer will be available in Little Tikes Caillou toys in the holiday shopping season and will be distributed by HighReach Learning in daycare centers across the country. WHV will also offer a $2.50 rebate by mail for Caillou's Holiday Movie in specially marked Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico and Tom & Jerry: Paws for the Holidays home videos.

In addition, consumers can get a first look at Caillou's Holiday Movie through trailers on popular WHV family franchise titles such as Tom & Jerry, The Powerpuff Girls and Teletubbies.

Brian B.