All 13 episodes from the first season of the BBC children's series following the mystical adventures of 11-year-old Marnie McBride (Vivien Endicott-Douglas), a Canadian girl who finds herself in Scotland after the death of her mother, as she gets to grips with the mysteries of her 'shoebox zoo': a magical gift given to her by the mythical Scottish alchemist Michael Scot (Peter Mullan). Fusing CGI graphics with classic family drama, the series follows Marnie and the tiny carved animals of Shoebox Zoo as they set out on an epic adventure to recover the lost Book of Forbidden Knowledge.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2.4 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), WIDESCREEN (1.78:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: 2-DVD Set, Biographies, Interactive Menu, Making Of, Photo Gallery, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Shoebox Zoo fuses classic drama with state of the art CGI animation by taking viewers on a magical adventure in search of the alchemist's Book of Forbidden Knowledge, lost a millennium ago in the borders of Scotland. It's the worst birthday of Marnie McBride's life. She half-heartedly blows out the 11 candles on her birthday cake and makes a wish. What she wants more than anything is for her Mom to come back. She's 11 years old today, and she's never felt so lost and alone... Marnie doesn't know it yet, but it's her fate to be touched by dangerous and irresistible magic. She's about to set off on an epic Quest... A perilous adventure with the Shoebox Zoo! Includes all 13 episodes of series 1. SCREENED/AWARDED AT: BAFTA Awards, ...Shoebox Zoo - Series One - 2-DVD Set ( Shoebox Zoo - Entire Series 1 )