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TRAILER AND FULL PILOT EPISODES

The Shark Riddle: Full Episode (30 min)

The Shark Riddle, the second pilot episode in The Riddle Solvers series, is a half-hour shark film for the whole family - featuring HD footage of over 20 shark species. What is the biggest shark in the world and what do its teeth look like?

The Riddle in a Bottle: Full Episode (30 min)

This is the first pilot episode of the series, which shares how life on earth is connected through moving water. Meet a surprising cast of characters including an angry crab, Mother Nature, a one-legged pirate, operatic frogs and more.

Riddle Solvers: Shark Riddle Trailer (2 min)

sample music

The Great White Shark Song

A group of raucous sea lions sing a tribute to their old nemesis, the great white shark.

The Shark  Lullaby

Laura sings this lullaby, so you can have sweet, shark-infested dreams.

The Tide Song

Hear the creatures in a tide pool burst into a song about the rhythm of the tides.

The Peg Leg Song

This song is the inspiration behind the children's picture book A Pirate's Quest: for his family heirloom peg leg.

SAMPLE SKETCHES AND SEGMENTS

Shark Dentists

How many teeth can a shark lose in its lifetime? These shark dentists will tell you.

Shark Camp!

Meet the campers at Sanibel Sea School, and watch them create a life-sized whale shark out of sand.

Are you a Shark? Game Show

Are you a shark? Play this game show to find out. Hosted by a remora fish who has suction-cupped his head to a lot of sharks.

A Random Thought from an Angry Crab

What happened when a ship spilled a bunch of bath toys into the ocean? This crab will tell you.

Robert Dreams about a Seagull Who's Afraid of Basking Sharks

We all have funny dreams. This one happens to show us the second biggest fish in the ocean.

OTHER Short WILDLIFE VIDEOS for children

Get Your Feet Wet: Ocean Explorers

From a series created for PBS KIDS show Splash and Bubbles, with The Jim Henson Company, this video profiles two incredible explorers. Meet Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Exporer-in-Residence and Founder of Mission BLUE, along with a six year old girl who swims with manta rays. Music also by Laura and Robert Sams of Sisbro Studios.

My Haggan Dream

Funded by NOAA, this video follows a young girl's mysterious dream about a haggan, or green sea turtle on the island of Saipan. This video was designed to help people of the Mariana Islands understand that their nesting sea turtles are important, as well as how to help their turtles. Winner of Best Children's Program at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival.

Get Your Feet Wet: Landlocked Kids

From a series created for PBS KIDS show Splash and Bubbles, with The Jim Henson Company, this video follows children in Florida who experience the ocean for the first time.

First Snow in the Woods: The Movie

Watch the beginning of First Snow in the Woods: The Movie, a half hour movie based on the best-selling children's book. Featuring incredibly vivid footage of the fall season, wildlife and a rural farm, this video won Parents' Choice GOLD and Best Original Music at the International Wildlife Film Festival. Written, filmed, edited and directed by Sisbro Studios.

Get Your Feet Wet: No Bones

From a series created for PBS KIDS show Splash and Bubbles, with The Jim Henson Company, this video shows the incredible skills of an octopus. Music also by Laura and Robert Sams of Sisbro Studios.

Titanoboa Monster Snake

Sisbro produced this music video (and wrote the song) for The Smithsonian Channel about Titanoboa, the biggest, baddest boa that ever lived!

Get Your Feet Wet: Oysters

From PBS KIDS show Splash and Bubbles. Third graders from a school in Oregon conduct an experiment with oysters. Using two aquariums, salt water, green phytoplankton and a group of oysters, the kids were able to watch the oysters clean the phytoplankton out of the water!

Get Your Feet Wet: Horseshoe Crabs

From PBS KIDS show Splash and Bubbles. Did you know that Horseshoe crabs have been on the Earth longer than dinosaurs? Holding a Horseshoe crab is like holding a living fossil!

The Marvelous Musical Report of the Marine National Monuments

Upon returning from the Marine National Monuments, Louis delivers a report to his boss at the Office of Important Places & Things. Overcome with emotion, Louis bursts into a marvelously unexpected song about the beauty of what he has seen. Funded by NOAA and winner of Best Children's Program at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival.

Funded by the Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities, this video was developed as part of an educational curriculum packet, to start discussions on inclusion in elementary schools.

Can you solve these riddles from children? We have received hundreds of riddles from fans of The Riddle Solvers, and these are some of our favorites! Answers are farther down on this page.

1. If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it, you don’t have it. What is it?

2. I am a submarine, not a plane. I live in the south, not the north. I am dressed like I’m going to a formal dance. Who am I?

3. I am strongest when you view me whole. I move the ocean with my incredible strength, and an explorer with a name like "powerful bicep" was the first to walk on me. I am always there, even if you can't see me. Who am I?  - from Makenzie W.

4. They call me a man, but I will never have a life. I was given a body, but will never have a wife. They made me a mouth, but I cannot sing. Water gives me life, and death comes in spring. What am I? -- from Emily, Miss Nannini's class

5. What stands tall, breathes and has no legs?

6. What goes up but never comes down?

7. There are four stages to my life. I love to make a cozy little bed. I will go to Mexico for the winter. I am fed by flowers. What am I?  -  from Mrs. Miller's First Grade Class

8. I have a huge brain with lots of memory. Natural resources keep me going. When I get sick I may warm up. Also, I sleep just like you. What am I? - Mrs. Larsen's 4th grade

9. What flowers do you always wear?

10. I have four eyes and am always running. Who am I?

11. What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment and never in a thousand years?

12. I have white walls and no doors, but thieves break in and steal my gold. Who am I?

13. Young I am tall. Old I am small. With life I glow. Breath is my foe. Who am I?

14. I am a fish who has no bones. Sometimes I am named after other animals, like a tiger, a bull or a cat. Who am I?

15. Some of us had sharp teeth, and some of us had smooth teeth. We laid hard eggs. Some of us were meat-eaters and some of us were plant-eaters. We are extinct. Who are we? - Mrs. McLean's 2nd grade class

16. It's tall, skinny, short and fat, a loon can have it too. It rises with the sun and sets with the moon. Everyone can have one, even me and you. What am I? - from Lilly and Kayla, 5th grade

17. Brown I am and small I can be, my tail's like a hand from tree to tree, my silly actions make you smile, but to protect my family, I go the extra mile. You can find me in the forest, or even in a zoo. I am a primate just like you. Who am I? - Mrs. Inabinet's 3rd grade class

18. I am the largest subtropical habitat in the United States. I include fresh water, marshes, prairies and sinkholes. My plants include mangrove trees and grasses. Panthers, alligators, manatees and lizards live in me. What habitat am I?  -  from Mrs. Fronk's 5th Grade Class 

19. Ahoy Mateys! Here's a riddle for you. I'm a happy guy. I am black and I flap. I am found on a ship. I have bones. I am a pirate's warning. What am I? - from Mrs. Jagozewski's first grade class

20. A pirate sailed into port on St. Patrick's Day. He stayed for one week and left on St. Patrick's Day. How did he do this? 

The Riddle Answers!

1) A secret   2) A penguin   3) The moon   4) A snowman   5) A tree   6) Your age   7) A Monarch butterfly   8) A computer   9) Tulips   10) The Mississippi River   11) The letter "m"   12) An egg   13) Fire   14) A shark   15) Dinosaurs   16) A shadow   17) A monkey   18) The Everglades   19) The Jolly Roger flag   20) His horse was named St. Patrick's Day