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Foundation of Children’s Books: Walden Media Presents

January 20th, 2008 by Paul Martin

As part of the Conversations with…Author/Illustrator Series, Randy Testa will be showing clips from Walden Media’s films as wells as preview clips from Prince Caspian. No word on what clips will be shown. This is available only to members of the Foundation of Children’s Books, however. Here are details.

Building Bridges between Books and Movies: Randy Testa of Walden Media
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 –

7:30 p.m. – NEW LOCATION–GASSON HALL, BOSTON COLLEGE
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Randy Testa, Vice President of Education for Walden Media, travels the country talking with educators and audiences about such films as Hoot; The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; Because of Winn-Dixie; How to Eat Fried Worms; Charlotte’s Web; and Bridge to Terabithia.

Walden Media’s mission in making these movies is to create faithful, high-quality film adaptations of beloved children’s literature. Mr. Testa will help us ponder that tricky term–“faithful”–and will show clips of Walden films, including preview clips of Prince Caspian, scheduled for a May ’08 release.

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