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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day becoming a movie….

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is being developed as a “high-concept family comedy” movie by Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum), according to Cynopsis Kids (via Variety). Rob Lieber (Septimus Heal: Magyk) will write the … Continue reading

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Does alcohol play a major role in the latest Harry Potter movie?

I noticed the drinking in the last Harry Potter movie. It surprised me a little–underage in a pub, etc–but it didn’t upset me. Did you notice it? What do you think about it? In the books, I didn’t notice it … Continue reading

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review of middle-grade book Hotel for Dogs by Lois Duncan

Hotel For Dogs by Lois Duncan Scholastic Paperbacks (December, 2008) (reprint) ISBN-10: 054510792X, ISBN-13: 978-0545107921 Ages 9-12 My rating: 4 out of 5 “Just remember how lucky we are, dear,” Mrs. Walker said. “Nobody wants to rent to a family … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Are has new release date

I love Where the Wild Things Are. It scared me a bit as a kid, but I grew into it, and then found myself loving it. Do you like it? The movie adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s picture book Where the … Continue reading

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YA manga Miki Falls to become movie

YA manga Miki Falls: Spring by Mark Crilley, a four-volume English-language series, is going to be produced as a movie. Paramount Pictures and Plan B, Brad Pitt’s production company, have acquired the rights to Miki Falls. I know manga is … Continue reading

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