The Boxtrolls: Film Guide

The Boxtrolls
The Boxtrolls




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A film guide that looks at The Boxtrolls (2014), a charming stop-motion animated fable from the makers of Coraline, based on Alan Snow's children's novel Here Be Monsters.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including English, PSHE Education, Victorians, Design and Technology, and Art & Design in addition to highlighting themes surrounding friendships, family, monsters, anti-bullying, books and plays, and historical periods.

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This Resource Supports

  • Art and Design
  • Design and Technology
  • English
  • History
  • Victorians
  • PSHE Education

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