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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!

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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

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