For those who want to revisit Neverland via J.M. Barrie's original tale, two new recorded editions of Peter Pan are just the ticket. Tim Curry, fresh from narrating the sequel Peter Pan in Scarlet (reviewed above) reads the original for Simon & Schuster Audio, and Jim Dale, the much-lauded voice of the Harry Potter audiobooks, takes on the title for Listening Library. (S&S, unabridged, five CDs, five hours, $29.95 all ages ISBN 0-7435-6452-9; Listening Library, unabridged, five CDs, five hours, $29.95 all ages ISBN 0-7393-3690-8; both Oct.)

Musical instrument characters from the classic 1940s Paul Tripp song Tubby the Tuba play their hearts out on the pages of a new picture book interpretation of the tune illustrated by Henry Cole; the book includes a CD recording of the original music, performed by the Radio Orchestra of Bratislava. (Dutton, $16.99 32p ages 4-up ISBN 0-525-47717-9; Oct.)

Ho, ho, ho! Holiday titles are on their way. It's a beary merry season with The Berenstain Bears Save Christmas: The Musical, a stage production written by Stan, Jan and Mike Berenstain with lyrics by Stan Berenstain and music by Elliot Lawrence and Jamie Broza. Disgusted by the Christmas excess and greed in Bear Country, Santa Bear threatens to cancel his annual toy delivery. But the kind deeds of the Bear family save the holiday. (Good Mood Records,, CD, $11.98 all ages Oct.)

It's also a rawther cheery holiday for Eloise fans with the DVD release of the animated programs Little Miss Christmas and Me, Eloise featuring the voice talents of Lynn Redgrave, Tim Curry and others. (Anchor Bay Entertainment,, Christmas, one hour, $14.98 ages 4-up each; Me, Eloise, 45 min., $14.98; Oct.)

A team of storytellers using puppets spin holiday yarns in Storywatchers Club Adventures in Storytelling: Christmas. Interviews with the storytellers and a segment featuring kid storytellers are included. (Sax Media Group, 877-786-7998, DVD, 45 min., $19.95 ages 4-10 ISBN 0-9770343-4-8; Oct.)