WHAT'S NEW FROM WESTON WOODS STUDIOS
Saturday, January 17 | 10:30 AM
USA | 2014 | 60 min. | English | New England premiere
For sixty years Scholastic/Weston Woods Studios has created the highest quality films from best loved picture books by some of the most well-known children’s book authors. This program includes the New England premieres of their newest films, including:
The Very Fairy Princess written and narrated by Julie Andrews
Extra Yarn by Mac Bennet and illustrated by Jon Klassen
Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Me Jane by Patrick McDonnell about the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee
Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors by Tanya Lee Stone
One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo
Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
Recommended for age 3-9 ($5).
About Weston Woods Studios
Founded as an educational production studio in 1953 by Morton Shindel, Weston Woods Studios has since produced hundreds of films, CDs, and audiocassettes based on best loved children’s books by some of this country’s most well-known and influential authors and illustrators, such as Maurice Sendak, Lois Lowry, Robert McCloskey, Kevin Henkes and Mo Willems. Weston Woods Studios’ materials are used in more than 50,000 schools and libraries nationwide and are distributed in more than 20 countries. The visionary Shindel demonstrated that faithful picture book adaptations can succeed in whetting children’s appetites for turning and returning to the books on which they are based, helping children develop a lifelong love of reading and literature.
Annual Capital Sponsor
Sponsored in part by a grant from the Arlington, Belmont, Lexington, Waltham & Watertown Cultural Councils