Books on the Big Screen

The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe

By C.S. Lewis

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Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist its ruler, the golden lion Aslan, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
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The Tale of Despereaux

By Kate DiCamillo

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The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.
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The Water Horse

By Dick King-Smith

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Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology.
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Tuck Everlasting

By Natalie Babbitt

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The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing any older.
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Where the Wild Things Are

By Maurice Sendak

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A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.
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