The 2008 Caldecott Medal Winner The Invention of Hugo Cabret is now a major motion picture!  Not the typical picture book which usually wins the Caldecott, this is book of more than 500 pages whose black and white pencil illustrations pay homage to silent films. People who’ve seen the author/illustrator, Brain Selznick, lately, say that he is thrilled with the movie. The movie makers apparently have stayed very faithful to the book, and Mr. Selznick really likes how the art director of the movie brought his illustrations to life.

For release around Christmas - The Adventures of Tintin: the secret of the Unicorn. Reviews from people in Britain and Europe who've seen it already say that it's a really great family film. The movie is the first two Tintin  books. These are Belgian comics, written in French, starting in the 1930s.

Here are some other books which are in development to be made into movies:

    These are in post-production and will be released in March and August respectively.

These below are still in development:

     (ok, so a couple of these may actually be teen titles, but by the time the movie actually gets made and comes out...)

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