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YA Movie News #3

I remember reading and loving this book as a kid. I like the idea of a movie, but I'm always wary of when they try to take a 32 page book and turn it into a 90 min. movie. I'm not sure what I think of this yet, but I might go see it just for the spaghetti falling out of the sky.

What do you think? Should picture books become movies?


  1. I didn't know this was a picture book. It looked fun, when I saw the trailer and it was cool to see it in 3-D b/c I was watching Monsters Vs. Aliens.

    I don't know what I think about picture books becoming films...I guess it's fun to see, and it's not a huge deal if things are changed, of course, b/c they need to be...but I do think it might be weird.

  2. This was (and still is) one of my all-time favorite picture books. The movie looks nothing like it though! Hopefully it will be better than it seems....I LOVE this book!

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  4. Lots of picture books get turned into movies. Dr. Suess, for one. :)

    I'd never heard of this one, but LOL this looks hilarious.


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