Saturday, November 7, 2009

Children's Movies from Books - Random Trivia Questions

As great as a lot of children's movies are, the books they come from are usually even better. Reading allows you to go at your own pace. Reading stimulates your imagination in ways a movie can't. Reading gives you time to look up words you don't know. Reading simply makes you think more.

In the last couple of years, quite a few excellent children's books have been made into movies, like J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Dr. Seuss's Horton Hears a Who!, and Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. How many authors can you identify for the following dozen recent movies?

Children's Movies from Books Questions

  • Q1) Alice Upside Down
  • Q2) The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
  • Q3) Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
  • Q4) City of Ember
  • Q5) Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  • Q6) Coraline
  • Q7) Golden Compass
  • Q8) Inkheart
  • Q9) Nim's Island
  • Q10) The Spiderwick Chronicles (2 authors; take 1 point for each)
  • Q11) Tale of Despereaux
  • Q12) Twilight

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