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24 Mar 2011
Kathleen Sweeney talks about book trailers in this excellent post: "The big screen success of the Dave Eggers/Spike Jonze adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are would suggest that producing a book trailer for children would be as simple as producing an HD, live-action adaptation of the original text. No brainer right? Nah. That’s too expensive, challenging...Though highly visual at its core, and so much amusement in a flip-through at a bookstore, the picture book often eludes effective screen translation."

But she gives a few examples of those who do get it right, and...wow. I have half a mind to go dash to a bookstore now:





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