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Top 9 Books to Film


Now we are counting down, like Esona said, the top 9 books that were turned into movies. We are not going in no particular order because we think that all these books and or movies did really well. So at number 10 we have: 


#9 The Hobbit

Is a children’s fantasy novel written by J.R.R Tolkien.

The book was published in 1937 to a wide critical acclaim.

The book was awarded a prize from the New York Herald Tribune for best juvenile fiction and nominated for the Carnegie Medal.

The book still remains popular and is recognized as a classic in children’s literature.

































#8 The Hunger games

Is a 2008 Novel written by an American writer Suzanne Collins.

The book is written in the voice of a 16-year old Katniss Everdeen, and the story unfolds in the future of post-apocalyptic nation of Panem in North America.

The book received mostly positive responses from major reviewers and authors and was praised for the plot and character development.

The novel won many awards, which includes the California Young Reader Medal and was named “Best book of the year” in 2008 by Publishers weekly.





#7 Diary of a Wimpy Kid

is a satirical realistic fiction comedy novel for children and teenagers written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney.

It is the first book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid first appeared on FunBrain in 2004, where it was read 20 million times.

The book was named New York Times bestseller among other awards and praise.

A film of the same name was released on March 19, 2010. The sequel to the film is Rodrick Rules, followed by Dog Days and The Long Haul.




#6 Alice in Wonderland

Is an 1865 fantasy novel written by English mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.

The book tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world that is populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures.

The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children.

The book is one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre.

Its narrative course and structure, characters and imagery have been enormously influential in both popular culture and literature, especially in the fantasy genre




#5 Fantastic Mr Fox

Is a children's novel written by British author Roald Dahl.

It was published in 1970, by George Allen & Unwin in the UK and Alfred A. Knopf in the U.S., with illustrations done by Donald Chaffin.

The story is about Mr Fox and how he outwits his farmer neighbours to steal their food from right under their noses.

In 2009, it was adapted into a film by Wes Anderson.



#4 The Chronicles of Narnia

Is a series of seven fantasy novels by C. S. Lewis and is considered a classic of children's literature and is the author's best-known work, having sold over 100 million copies in 47 languages.

The book was originally published in London between 1950 and 1956,

And has been adapted several times, complete or in part, for radio, television, the stage, and film




#3 The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner is a 2009 young adult post-apocalyptic dystopian science fiction novel written by American author James Dashner

The first book released in The Maze Runner series, although it is the third chronologically.

The novel was published on October 7, 2009 by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House, and was made into a 2014 major motion picture by 20th Century Fox.




#2 The Life of Pi

Is a Canadian fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001.

The novel has sold more than ten million copies worldwide and was rejected by at least five London publishing houses

Before being accepted by Knopf Canada, which published it in September 2001.

The UK edition won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction the following year, and It was also chosen for CBC Radio's Canada Reads 2003, where it was championed by author Nancy Lee.

The French translation L'Histoire de Pi was chosen in the French CBC version of the contest Le combat des livres, where it was championed by Louise Forestier.

And in 2003 the novel won the Boeke Prize, a South African novel award.

In 2004, it won the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in Best Adult Fiction for years 2001–2003.

In 2012 it was adapted into a feature film directed by Ang Lee with a screenplay by David Magee.




#1 Ender’s Game

The story takes place in the Earth’s future and presents an endangered mankind after two conflicts with the "buggers", an insectoid alien species.

The book first originated as a short story that was published in August 1977.

Card later wrote additional books to form the Ender's Game series and released an updated version of Ender's Game in 1991

Changing some political facts to reflect the times more accurately; e.g., to include the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.


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