Just as there are essential kids’ books, like Goodnight Moon, there are today essential kids’ DVDs—like this phenomenal new collection. We called David Attenborough’s Planet Earth box set one of 2007’s best—but this adds even more lions and tigers and bears, with Blue Planet, Life of Mammals, and Life of Birds making for a 33-hour world safari. Here’s how to see under the weirdest rocks and into the strangest caves on Earth.
The BBC Natural History Collection
BBC Home Video