Veggies Tales: The Little Drummer Boy DVD + CD Review & Giveaway


When it seems you have nothing to bring… What gift can you give the King?

In this Veggie-version of a holiday classic, Junior Asparagus stars as The Little Drummer Boy, a lonely child who fins the true meaning of Christmas when he stumbles upon the birth of the baby Jesus. A story of hope, love, and forgiveness, this timeless tale will warm the hearts of children everywhere!
The DVD includes the new Silly Song “The 8 Polish Foods of Christmas” and also features a new cut of the classic song “The Little Drummer Boy” by Dove and Grammy award winning artists Bebe and Cece Winans.
Other extra features on the DVD:
  • Trailer for VeggieTales’ spring 2012 new release, Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men
  • Little Drummer Boy music video
  • Visit a drum factory with Junior
  • Behind the music of The Little Drummer Bot
  • Family Activity – Make your own drum
  • Singalong songs
 The Little Drummer Boy is available at WalMart or – or wherever DVDs are sold!
Check out the following clip below!

And new this season is also-

O Holy Night: Journey of a Little Drummer Boy CD

Features never-before released on CD songs from Amy Grant & Matthew West, Steven Curtis Chapman, and BeBe & CeCe Winans!
Track Listing:
  • Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  • Do You Hear What I Hear
  • It’s About Love – featuring Wynonna Judd
  • Can’t Smile Without Ewe
  • Meant to Be – featuring Steven Curtis Chapman
  • Silent Night
  • What Child is This / The First Noel
  • Give This Christmas Away – featuring Amy Grant & Matthew West
  • Oh Holy Night
  • Away In A Manger
  • The Little Drummer Boy – featuring BeBe and CeCe Winans

I reviewed this DVD with my 4 1/2 year old daughter.  She had not had much exposure to the Veggie Tales previously, so I was very interested to see how she would react.  She thoroughly enjoyed the previews, giggling and laughing out loud at some of the scenes.  However, the movie itself has a more serious, sad undertone throughout.   Early on in the movie, Junior Asparagus is feeling mad and sad due to a misunderstanding where he thinks his friends have ditched him while they went Christmas caroling.  His grandpa shares with him the story of the Little Drummer Boy, in which Junior stars as the main character.  The Little Drummer Boy lives through a tragedy where he loses his home and parents, and becomes a lost, lonely boy that doesn’t want to associate with other people, only his animal friends.  My 4 1/2 year old had some difficulty staying focused on the story line, and I am not sure that she fully understood what was happening in the movie.  She is used to watching movies that are more upbeat and fast-moving.  Toward the end of the movie, the Little Drummer Boy comes upon the birth of the baby Jesus in the manger and learns some valuable lessons of hope, love, and forgiveness along the way.  Overall, I thought the movie was well done, except that I would have preferred to have the story not quite as sad.  I think if my child would have been older, she would have understood the story a little better, and probably would have enjoyed it more.

We also reviewed the accompanying CD, ‘Veggie Tales: O Holy Night – Journey of a Little Drummer Boy‘.  The CD features such famous artists as: Amy Grant, Matthew West, Wynonna Judd, Steven Curtis Chapman, and BeBe and CeCe Winans.  My daughter enjoyed all of the Christmas songs of this CD.  As many of you parents know, some children’s CD’s can drive you bonkers especially if you are on a long car ride and have to listen for any lengthy period of time.  This CD does not fall into that category.  There is a good mix of songs sung in the character voices of the Veggie Tales and songs sung by the artists themselves.  There is a little something for everyone on the CD.  It is always good to listen to some fresh new Christmas music, as it seems like the radio stations choose the same Christmas songs to play year after year.

The ‘Veggie Tales: The Little Drummer Boy‘ DVD and ‘O Holy Night‘ CD together would make a great stocking stuffer for Veggie Tales fans.

Veggie Tales: Little Drummer Boy is available through Amazon for $11.99 and Veggie Tales: Little Drummer Boy is available for $11.60

Give a gift. Change a life.

VeggieTales and World Vision Gift Catalog Partnership!

The Little Drummer Boy is a heartwarming classic tale that teaches kids about the joy found in giving your best gift to others. VeggieTales and World Vision are excited to partner together to give families the opportunity to put that message into action. World Vision’s Gift Catalog offers goats, chickens, clean water and more than 100 other unique and meaningful gifts that provide love, hope and joy to children and families in need.
Selecting and giving gifts as a family is a wonderful way to make the message of The Little Drummer Boy come alive in your own home this Christmas, while providing children and families with the tools they need to break free from poverty.
  • Visit to learn more and to view the Gift Catalog
  • Explore the catalog as a family and select gifts to give that match something your family is passionate about
  • Make a donation to World Vision through the Gift Catalog
  • Talk to your kids about how important and meaningful these gifts are – that they can literally change lives

One lucky Mama Report reader will win a Little Drummer Boy DVD and a ‘O Holy Night CD!

Please use the Rafflecopter entry method below.

Winner will be verified.


This review was written by Carrie for The Mama Report.

I received the above mentioned products for review purposes all opinions are my own.


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