Winner 1981

The Todds’ Teddy Bears Picnic

Timothy and Susan Todd

Timothy and Susan Todd of Middlebury, Vermont, receive a Peabody Award for The Todds’ Teddy Bears Picnic. The Todds blend classic stories and poems, contemporary verse and writings with music of all types into a program for children that is fun. This skillful mixture of voice and music has been aired on National Public Radio. The Todds understand how to hold a child’s interest while presenting poetry and stories that are both meaningful and educational. Time is well utilized when listening to The Todds’ Teddy Bears Picnic. A Peabody Award salutes this unusual and outstanding program for children.