Dinosaur Train is a former American/Canadian/Singaporean children’s animated series created by Craig Bartlett, who also created Hey Arnold! and Ready Jet Go!. The series features a curious young Tyrannosaurus rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted Pteranodon family, takes the Dinosaur Train to explore his time period, and have adventures with all kinds of dinosaurs. It is produced by The Jim Henson Company in association with Media Development Authority, Sparky Animation, FableVision, and Snee-Oosh Inc.PBS Kids has ordered 11 more episodes, taking the total number of episodes to 100.
Dinosaur Train embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains, while encouraging basic scientific thinking skills. Young viewers can join Buddy and his adoptive Pteranodon family on a whimsical voyage through prehistoric jungles, swamps, volcanoes and oceans
This sparks children’s interest in life science and natural history. As they explore a variety of animals and adventures, they develop the inquiry skills and knowledge needed to help them think, talk and act like paleontologists.
Each of the 89 half-hour episodes features Buddy, an adorable preschool age Tyrannosaurus Rex, and includes two 11-minute animated stories along with brief live action segments hosted by renowned paleontologist Dr. Scott Sampson.
Dinosaur train: http://pbskids.org/dinosaurt