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Books on Film: Roald Dahl and Wimpy Kid

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Happy New Year!

Two coming soons to keep an eye on . . .

Coming Soon

Coming Soon #1

Netflix released this trailer about animated Roald Dahl stories to come. I am cautiously optimistic about this news, especially since they will be animated. Is it just me or is live-action more difficult to pull off? Maybe I’m just scarred after recently watching the live-action How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Vanity Fair backs me up on this).

Coming Soon #2

There’s a Wimpy Kid announcement coming Tuesday on the Today show. Hmm. Is there a spinoff series coming? We’ll find out tomorrow.

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.