At the Libraries: Cult Movies as Little Golden Books

Image credit: 
Like us on Facebook

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a comment!

What were children's books like way back when? Check out this golden oldie from the 1880s and see for yourself. What I wouldn't do to live on that street!

Speaking of classic children's books, remember those Little Golden books? Sure you do! Wouldn't it be great to adapt cult movies into Little Golden books? Yes, yes it would.

It was a children's book first, then it was a short film, and now it's an Oscar nominee! Congratulations to "The Lost Thing" author and illustrator Shaun Tan! I'll be pulling for you on Oscar night!
Do you know a librarian superhero? There are lots out there, so surely there is someone you can nominate for this wonderful award. Four superheroes will be featured on collectible lunchboxes!
Jimmy Fallon has a regular segment on his show called his "Do Not Read List." Pretty hilarious stuff. And hey, doesn't that first one look familiar?
Book (or notebook?) lovers, the wait is over! Someone has finally made a shirt for you.
From a recent interview with a certain Parks and Recreation actress: "The library represents that branch of government that’s like the smart kid—the teacher’s favorite." No comment!
Hungry? Hungry for knowledge? Check out this great "sandwich" from McDonald's!

Send your tips to See previous installments of At the Libraries here.


More from mental_floss...

February 2, 2011 - 6:01am
submit to reddit