These days, parents are spoiled for choice when it comes to entertainment for their kids. Whether it's the newest superhero movie for the older kids, or Pixar's latest hit, there are more options than ever. But writers have been entertaining kids since long before movies ever existed, and there are hundreds, if not thousands, of amazing stories available at the click of a button.
Not only are these movies based on kids books fun, funny and exciting, they can be a wonderful gateway to the world of reading for younger kids. Child development specialists have been vocal about the benefits of reading for children of all ages, and there are numerous studies linking reading to increased brain health and better social skills.
If you're curious what book adaptation films can kids watch, you've come to the right place. All of these movies are rated G or PG, and are suitable for most children.
So if you're looking for good book adaptation movies for kids, you've come to the right place! Whether it's Dr. Seuss or JK Rowling, here are some great films that will entertain both you and your kids. Feel free to add items, and don't forget to vote up the very best movies for kids based on books!
Directed by: Tim Burton
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Directed by: Andrew Adamson
Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman
Directed by: Garry Marshall
Directed by: Thor Freudenthal
Directed by: Henry Selick
Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Directed by: Michael Apted
Directed by: Bronwen Hughes
Directed by: Mark Osborne
Directed by: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum
Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Directed by: Frank Oz
Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller