Classic Books That Became Movies

Timeless books capture our imagination no matter when they were written and no matter how many times we read them. We grew up reading these classic books and now we share them with our children.

J. R. R. Tolkien's expansive world, filled with dragons, orcs, hobbits, magic and wonder unfolds in the Hobbit and in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man, and the Scarecrow shaped our childhood as they journeyed with us to the Emerald City to see the Wizard of Oz.

Snuggle under a blanket with your little one and share these amazing stories.

Watch the movie versions of these books!

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The Neverending Story

Unicorns, dragons, sprites, will-o’-the-wisps: the inhabitants of an enchanted world. And into this world – through the pages of an old book – ventures Bastian, ...

Release: July 20, 1984
Pages: 384

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The Princess Bride Deluxe Edition

William Goldman’s beloved story of Buttercup, Westley, and their fellow adventurers is now available in a beautifully illustrated deluxe edition! This tale of true love, ...

Release: Oct. 10, 2017
Pages: 448

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

They're off to read the Wizard--the original, imaginative American tale written by Frank L. Baum just over a century ago. All the beloved characters are ...

Release: Oct. 1, 2005
Pages: 176

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The Hobbit

A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely ...

Release: Sept. 18, 2012
Pages: 300

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The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Par...

The first volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One ...

Release: Sept. 18, 2012
Pages: 432

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The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of The Lo...

The second volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One ...

Release: Sept. 18, 2012
Pages: 352

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The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of...

The third volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One ...

Release: Sept. 18, 2012
Pages: 432

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through th...

The story begins with Alice idly passing away the time next to a river when she sees a White Rabbit in a waistcoat with a ...

Release: June 1, 2015
Pages: 190

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A Wrinkle in Time

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a ...

Release: May 1, 2007
Pages: 256

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The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials

Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are within reach. Lyra is rushing to the cold, ...

Release: May 22, 2001
Pages: 448

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Little Women

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote ...

Release: Nov. 20, 2017
Pages: 280

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Originally serialized between March 1869 and June 1870, Jules Verne’s “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” is one of the greatest underwater sea adventures of ...

Release: Jan. 5, 2016
Pages: 332

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent ...

Release: July 8, 2014
Pages: 348

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