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My Writing and Reading Life: Soman Chainani

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Soman Chainani

Soman Chainani’s debut novel, The School for Good and Evil, debuted on The New York Times bestseller list, has been translated into languages across six continents, and will soon be a major motion film from Universal Pictures.

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LEGO Building: 5 Kid-Approved LEGO Books

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
LEGO Building: 5 Kid-Approved LEGO Books

All the excitement surrounding The LEGO Movie sparked a renewed interest in the venerable building toys at my house. The following books that include all kinds of tips, ideas and techniques to re-purpose existing LEGO pieces for all sorts of fantastic creations.

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Where the Wild Things Are, 50th Anniversary

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Where the Wild Things Are, 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago, when Maurice Sendak’s picture book, Where the Wild Things Are, was released, not everyone hailed it as a masterpiece.

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Roald Dahl: Books Into Movies

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Roald Dahl: Books Into Movies

Even with the ability to enjoy visually stunning film adaptations of much of his work, and the recent revival of many of Dahl’s creations, it’s important to recall not just Dahl’s ludicrous stories and plot twists, but also the wonderful fun of his unique writing style.

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More Star Wars Books: May the 4th be with You!

| May 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
More Star Wars Books: May the 4th be with You!

Today, May 4, is the perfect day for Star Wars fans to celebrate, well, Star Wars. The following three book selections are a great way to honor the Star Wars films and culture.

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Charlotte’s Web 60th Anniversary

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s Web 60th Anniversary

Sixty years ago, on October 15, 1952, E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web was published. It’s gone on to become one of the most beloved children’s books of all time.

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The Secret World of Arrietty, Based on the Book “The Borrowers”

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Secret World of Arrietty, Based on the Book “The Borrowers”

In celebration of the Walt Disney Studios and the legendary Studio Ghibli release of THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY on Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack we present you with clips from the film and bonus material.

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David A. Carter on The Lorax Pop-Up

| April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
David A. Carter on The Lorax Pop-Up

David A. Carter is the amazingly talented paper engineer behind 75 pop-up books, including the bestselling Bugs in a Box® series that has sold more than six million copies.

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Giveaway: Mirror Mirror, The Snow White Legend Comes Alive

| March 24, 2012 | 1 Comment
Giveaway: Mirror Mirror, The Snow White Legend Comes Alive

Thanks to Relativity Media, you can join in on the Mirror Mirror buzz by entering to win some great prizes. Will you be the fairest entrant of all?

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Academy Awards: Movies Inspired by Books

| February 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hugo based on The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick and War Horse adapted from the children’s novel by Michael Morpurgo have both been nominated for Best Picture this year. Take a look back at some of the books that have inspired memorable films and been honored as nominees for Best Picture by the academy over the years.

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