Video Sunday: Wind’s in the East . . .
Fun stuff. Looks a lot like Harry Potter to a certain extent (mood, lighting, music, etc.). It’s the trailer for Roald Dahl’s The BFG.
Thanks to 100 Scope Notes for the link!
A bit of an older video here. In my travels recently I discovered that the entirety of the Oliver Jeffers short film version of his book Lost and Found is apparently online. Bonus! I never got to see it. For your viewing pleasure then (and it’s 24 minutes long, FYI):
Shoot. Christmas is over but only now have I learned about this new collection of Walt Kelly’s Fairy Tales. Well, there’s always next year, I guess.
Cool. I’d heard that there was a children’s theater adaptation of Grace Lin’s Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, but didn’t know it had a little trailer too. Eh, voila.
And for the off-topic video, we’re not entirely off-topic. After all, Mary Poppins was a children’s book originally. Ipso facto a flash mob for Dick Van Dyke’s 90th birthday is . . . well it works for me.
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Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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