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    Good Books Made Into Movies
     
     
     
    It's amazing the number of children's books
    which have been made into movies...
     
    Here are just a few... 
     
    If you haven't read these books yet,
    read them and enjoy! 
     
    (The book is almost always better than the movie :) 
     
     
     
     Picture Books:
     
     
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss 
     
     Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss
     
    The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
     
     Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
     
     Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
     
    Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg 
     
     Shrek by William Steig
     
     Rapunzel by Paul Zelinsky
    (made into the movie "Tangled")
     
    Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
     
     
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     Novels:
     
     
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
    (The book is WAY better than the movie!)
     
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl 
     
     Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
     
     Mr. Popper's Penguins by Frank Atwater
     
     Holes by Louis Sachar
     
    Hoot by Carl Hiassen 
     
    Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan 
     
     Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
     
    Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snickett
     
     Guardians of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Laskey
     
    Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
    (series of 9 books and 4 movies so far)
     
    Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo 
     
     And of course...All seven Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling
     
     
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