Into Film Clubs
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A faithful adaptation of Arthur Ransome's beloved children's book, this delightful film follows the adventures of four children on holiday in the Lake District in 1929. The children sail their boat Swallow to an island where they set up camp, only to discover the island is already the territory of two local girls with their own boat, the Amazon. The Swallows and the Amazons go to war, under the watchful eye of the girls' uncle, an old sailor living on a houseboat with his parrot.
The Secret Garden was originally one of the great books for children - and this film version is every bit as good.
7–14 years 97 mins
During World War I, with their father away fighting and their mother busy as a nurse, five children are sent to stay with their eccentric uncle.
5–14 years 85 mins
This adaptation of David Almond's much-loved novel sees a boy find a mysterious person living in a shed at the bottom of the garden.
7–14 years 99 mins
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A curated list of five primary and five secondary book-to-film adaptations, which are available to stream at home across a variety of platforms.
Reading time 7 mins
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