You make a fantastic plan to get all the family together from all corners of the globe for an extra special ski trip to celebrate your 60th birthday. Diaries are swopped. Emails are flying and before long, it?s patently clear that your options boil down to school holidays and half terms. Show More Summary
Recently, there's been a fantastic online campaign going on called We Need Diverse Books. You've probably seen the hashtag flying by on Twitter or the Tumblr site. So this is not a post about why we need diverse books. Of course, we need them. Show More Summary
Monty Python's Flying Sticky Notes Need to address a sticky situation? Address it in style with the Monty Python's Flying Sticky Notes from the NeatoShop. This fantastic note book features notes designed to look like classic Python iconography. Know what I mean? Nudge, nudge. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Office & Desk stuff. Link
I bought two books: Cicerone Trekking in Ladakh Lonely Planet Trekking in the Indian Himalaya Looks fantastic. Mid-October I’ll fly Delhi Leh 3524 metres (11,562 ft) in Ladahk. Spend some days acclimatizing to altitude. Most likely start with the Markha … Continue reading ?
In the comic book “X-O Manowar,” the title character wears armor that lets him fly, repel missiles and wield a lightning sword. Now the U.S. luge team is borrowing his suit—minus the fantastical properties.
William Joyce may be an Oscar-winning filmmaker, but he always puts books first. After winning the 2012 Academy Award for “Best Short Film” with The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, Joyce published that story as a picture book and an app. Show More Summary
From app to print to the big screen and now to AR, Moonbot Studio's The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore lives on.
Of Mr. Morris Lessmore is now a lovely picture book. William Joyce signed copies for hundred of fans at Book Expo today.
Hunger Games: loved the book, loved the movie. Did you know Suzanne Collins, the author of Hunger Games, wrote another super-duper series for kids? Or that Gregor the Overlander—in the right hands—would make an equally fantastic flick? Scene: An 11-year-old hero; a kingdom beneath New York City; a tough-as-nails warrior girl (props to Collins for putting [...]Show More Summary
Earlier this year we featured the entire Oscar winning animated short film (The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore) and, despite my love for Pixar and their film La Luna, it was easy to see why it won the Oscar. It's the same...Show More Summary
Here's a nice fantastic fable about books and their people, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" (2011): (thanks to Robert Fagerlund)
Not many of the fantastic crop of Oscar-nominated short films are available online, but animated winner “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” is and it is a must-watch! Another round of The Very Best and Worst of Movie Science. Can they not pay to have a consultant on these things? Likely the [...]
Morris Lessmore -- The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore. This Moonbot Studios cartoon was awarded the Academy Award for Best Animated Short for 2011.
Have you watched “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” yet? You should. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including tributes to the great Jan Berenstain, Professor Snape‘s massively popular Academy Award tweet and The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Oscar...Show More Summary
This week, the book world has been rejoicing at a nod received from the movie industry: the Oscar in the hotly anticipated category of Best Animated Short went to “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.” William Joyce and...Show More Summary
At last Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony, a startup studio that makes animations, apps, and ebooks won the Best Animated Short Oscar for its film “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.” The 14-minute movie was the first from …
Another ode to silent film.
Here's the Academy Award winner for animated short film. It's a good one, and it's even got books in it.
Books and the curative powers of storytelling are celebrated in the moving animated short from Moonbot Studios which won the Oscar this year. Open Culture adds: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore offers a modern tribute to an...