Books to Big Screen: Favorite Children's Books Made Into Movies

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Jennifer Merritt on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:57AM

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Alice In Wonderland

a Jennifer Merritt on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:57AM

Directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter, the early buzz on this move is good—unlike when Lewis Carroll first published the book in 1865. It's been said that critics hated Alice's Adventures in Wonderland because it encouraged imagination and lacked a moral at the end of the story. Imagine their horror at Burton's adaptation then!

Read it (and try to get a version with the original illustrations by John Tenniel)

See it in theaters March 5, 2010

NEXT: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince >>

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