Top 10 Books Made Into Movies Books

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    5.9
    #1 in Series
    01
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Written by Roald Dahl & illustrated by Quentin Blake
    The Bfg
    5.5
    02
    The Bfg
    Written by Roald Dahl
    The Bad Beginning
    5.3
    #1 in Series
    03
    The Bad Beginning
    Written by Lemony Snicket & illustrated by Brett Helquist and Michael Kupperman
    Pride and Prejudice
    Series
    04
    Pride and Prejudice
    Written by Jane Austen and Gill Tavner & illustrated by Ann Kronheimer
    Old Yeller
    #1 in Series
    05
    Old Yeller
    Written by Fred Gipson
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    7.0
    #1 in Series
    06
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    Written by J. K. Rowling & illustrated by Mary GrandPré
    Where the Wild Things Are
    6.7
    07
    Where the Wild Things Are
    Written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak
    The Secret Garden
    6.6
    08
    The Secret Garden
    The Polar Express
    6.4
    09
    The Polar Express
    Written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
    Stuart Little
    6.1
    10
    Stuart Little
    Written and illustrated by E.B. White

Everyone knows that the book is better than the movie, but that doesn't stop us from the enjoyment that comes from seeing our favorite book stories come to life on the screen. If you're looking for a list of the best children's books that have been made into movies, you came to the right place! Many of these kids books that were turned into movies are picture books, but feel free to filter down solely to picture books if you're specifically looking for a younger age group. If you're looking for chapter books turned films geared for slightly older audiences, like the "Harry Potter" series or "Little Women", try filtering the list to sort for chapter books. The list will automatically show all books, showcasing the list in its entirety, as there's a great variety of books on this list that their respective films were based on. Whether you're looking for books that were turned into G-rated movies for younger audiences, like the 1971 film adaptation of "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory," or searching for recent book-based films like "Ferdinand" (2017, PG), "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" (2018, PG), and "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" (2019, TV-PG), this list has great picks that will make for memory-filled reading time and added to with a fun family movie night. Enjoy, and let us know if you have any other favorite kids books that were turned into great films!

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