Home > Entertainment and Activities > Movies, TV, Internet > Movies > 13 Best Kids' Books Turned Movies

Slideshow Iconslideshows MORE

|

13 Best Kids' Books Turned Movies

by Lindsay Hutton

Your favorite children's books are now major motion pictures! Check out which childhood favorites have been turned into movies, and find the perfect one to watch with your child. Then, talk to your child about how the movie and book compared. Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages!

Previous
1 of 14
The Hobbit Movie Poster

The Hobbit


Rated: PG-13

Following the huge success of the Lord of the Rings movies, The Hobbit was bound for the silver screen. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first film in the the forthcoming trilogy. Like the beloved book, the film features all of your favorite Hobbits and Dwarves, as well as the wise old wizard, Gandalf the Grey. Battles with scary Goblins, Orcs, and other enemies make this film better suited for older kids.

Next: The Lorax

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit BICFightForYourWrite.com to sign our petition to save handwriting!

7 Fun Driveway and Sidewalk Games for Kids
Looking for classic outdoor games kids can play in the driveway or on the sidewalk, just like the good ol' days? From hopscotch to bubble-blowing contests, there's something for all ages!

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Best Sun Safety Practices for Babies
Follow these sun safety practices for babies to ensure your little one stays safe on the beach and on sunny days all year long.