books to film

We LOVE to read the books whenever possible before we see the movie adaptation (by ourselves or with our parents)

Here’s a list of children’s books that were made into films…

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judy Barrett. Illustrated by Ron Barrett
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Doahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake
Matilda by Roald Doahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Doahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Doahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsberg
Polar Express by Chris Van Allsberg
Xathura by Chris Van Allsberg
Tale of Desperaux

Nim’s Island
Harry Potter I-VII by J.K. Rowling
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Stuart Little by E.B. White
Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White
Nanny McPhee
Bridge to Teribithia by Katherine Patterson
A Wrinkle in Time by
Wind in the Willows
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Night at the Museum
Chronicles of Narnia Series by C.S. Lewis
Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne
Swiss Family Robinson by Jnathon Wyatt
Dr Doolittle
Treasure Island by Robert Lousi Stevenson
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Spiderwick Chronicles by Tony DeTerlizzi
Invention of Hugo Cabret by
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll
Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
20,000 Leagues Under Sea by Jules Verne
Mary Poppins
Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss
The Grinch by Dr. Seuss
Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweller
Howell’s Moving Castle