Monday, November 26, 2007

From book to movie

So many good books become movies, from the well-known to the not-so-well-known. Given that there are a few movies coming out in the next month or so that are based on or inspired by books, I thought I'd make up a quick list of books that are in the PRHS library that have become (or will soon become) movies.

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott bookmovie (1994)

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett bookmovie (1995)

The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi booksmovie (2008)

The Dark is Rising sequence by Susan Cooper booksmovie (2007)

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen bookmovie (2006)

The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton bookmovie (1983)

Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz bookmovie (2006)

The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis booksmovie (2005) • movie (2008)

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer bookmovie (2006)

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery bookmovie (1985)

Eragon by Christopher Paolini bookmovie (2006)

The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman book • movie (2007)

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling bookmovie (2007)

Holes by Louis Sachar bookmovie (2003)

The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien booksmovie (2001) • movie (2002) • movie (2003)

Beowulf by Unknown movie (2005) • movie (2007)

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