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Top 5 Children's Literary Adaptations

Disney’s Christopher Robin continues the company’s decades-long project of co-opting every last smackeral of A.A. Milne’s 100-Acre Wood in the mind of children the world over. While we wait to learn first hand that a little boy and his bear will indeed always be playing, we’ve decided to take a look at some of the other classic movies based on classic books, with our favorite films based on children’s literature.

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
The Princess Bride (1987)
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)


Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Charlotte’s Web
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)


Watership Down (1978)
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
The Hobbit (1977)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)