Celebrate International Friendship Day with a Movie Marathon!

There's nothing like a tale of true friendship! Celebrate International Friendship Day by grabbing some popcorn, a friend, and one of these heartwarming stories on DVD.

Preschool DVDs

20 Best Friend Tales

Your favorite picture books come to life in this collection of Scholastic Storybook Treasures. Classic stories like Arnie the Doughnut, A Weekend with Wendell, and Bink and Gollie, animated and narrated for over 3 hours of storybook fun.

Sesame Street: Preschool is Cool: Making Friends

Professor Grover and his assistant Elmo teach kids all kinds of wonderful lessons on how to make friends. Learn all about sharing, appreciating differences, and how to tell your friends how you're feeling when you're upset.

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Adventures in Friendship.

Friendship isn't always easy. Sometimes friends get upset at one another. Henrietta Pussycat and X the Owl have trouble working together while making a snack; thankfully, Lady Aberlin helps them sort out their differences.

Feature Friendship Flicks

Charlotte's Web

Sometimes the most beautiful friendships are the most unlikely. After all, who would have thought a pig named Wilbur and a spider named Charlotte would become the best of friends? Based on E.B. White's classic novel, there are plenty of laughs in this heartwarming tale.

The Secret World of Arrietty

Arrietty and her family are Borrowers—tiny people who secretly live underneath the house of Shawn, a human boy. On one of her borrowing missions, Arrietty is accidentally noticed by Shawn, and the unlikely pair form a secret friendship. From the studio that brings us My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away, The Secret World of Arrietty is sure to please fans of Miyazaki films.


Retired balloon salesman Carl needs adventure in his life—and decides the perfect way to get it is to tie thousands of balloons to his house and sail away (well, he is a retired balloon salesman). There's just one problem: eight-year-old Wilderness Explorer Russell accidentally goes along for the ride. Hilarious and sweet, this tale of intergenerational friendship is truly the adventure of a lifetime.

And if you'd like to share a book with a friend too, check out our Friendship booklist. Enjoy!