A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are ... See full summary »
When a mythical device from ancient times is rebuilt by a group of Confederates who feel the civil war never ended, Mickey Matson and his newfound friend, Sully, must follow a series of ... See full summary »
A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.
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Ancient mysteries. Powerful evil. And a fearless hero's quest through a fantastical realm of steam-powered wonders and sinister magic... In THE ADVENTURER: THE CURSE OF THE MIDAS BOX, ... See full summary »
Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
This was a 6 part mini-series based on the children's book "The Little White Horse" by Elizabeth Goudge (which, incidently, is J. K. Rowling's favourite children's book). It aired in England.
PLOT SUMMARY: When Maria Merryweather is orphaned, she must move to Moonacre Manor with her ever-faithful governess, Miss Heliotrope, and her Spaniel, Wiggins. Maria hasn't been at the Manor long before she discovers that her new home has a tragic past, which she becomes determined to correct...
This is a sweet, old-fashioned story about a stubborn, bad-tempered little girl in the Victorian Era who must learn, with some help, to control herself in order to help others.
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