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Poll: Favorite Children's or Young Adult's Author Biopic

Which of these biographical movies based on the real-life author of children's or young adult works is the most enchanting tale?

Discuss the topic here.

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    Finding Neverland (2004)

    J.M. Barrie,

    author and creator of "Peter Pan"

    Alternate Biopic: The Lost Boys (1978)

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    Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

    P.L. Travers

    author of the "Mary Poppins" series

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    Miss Potter (2006)

    Beatrix Potter,

    author of the "Peter the Rabbit" series

    Alternate Biopic: Beatrix: The Early Life of Beatrix Potter (1990)

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    Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

    AA Milne,

    author of the "Winnie the Pooh" series and "When We Were Very Young"

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    Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

    Hans Christian Andersen,

    author of "The Little Mermaid," "The Ugly Duckling," "The Snow Queen," "The Emperor's New Clothes" and 152 other literary fairy tales

    Alternate Biopic: Young Andersen (2005)

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    A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

    Fred Rogers,

    creator of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" the "Neighborhood of Make-Believe" and author of topical children-related works

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    To Olivia (2021)

    Roald Dahl,

    author of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "James and the Giant Peach," "Matilda," "The Witches" and others

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    Tolkien (2019)

    J.R.R. Tolkien,

    author of the YA novels, "The Hobbit," "The Father Christmas Letters" and the "Lord of the Rings" series

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    Becoming Astrid (2018)

    Astrid Lindgren,

    author of the "Pippi Longstocking" series and "Ronia the Robber's Daughter"

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    Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)

    William Moulton Marston, creator of "Wonder Woman"
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    Shadowlands (1993)

    C.S. Lewis,

    author of the YA novels from the "Chronicles of Narnia" series

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    The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

    Charles Dickens,

    author of the YA novels: "A Christmas Carol," "Oliver Twist" and "The Magic Fishbone"

    Alternate Biopic: The Invisible Woman (2013)

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    The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)

    Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm,

    noted authors who collected and published European folklore tales and placed The Brothers Grimm among the world's best-known storytellers

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    The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

    Anne Frank,

    young adult diarist

    Alternate Biopic: The Diary of Anne Frank (1967), The Diary of Anne Frank (1980) among others

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    Dreamchild (1985)

    Lewis Carroll aka Charles Lutwidge Dodgson,

    author of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and its sequel, "Through the Looking-Glass," as well as, the poems "Jabberwocky" and "The Hunting of the Snark"

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    My Boy Jack (2007)

    Rudyard Kipling,

    author of "The Jungle Book," "Just So Stories" and "Puck of Pook's Hill"

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    Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011)

    J.K. Rowling,

    author of the YA novels from the "Harry Potter" and the "Fantastic Beasts" series

    Alternate Upcoming Biopic: When Lightning Strikes (????)

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    Rebel in the Rye (2017)

    J.D. Salinger,

    author of the YA novel "The Catcher in the Rye" and its protagnist, Holden Caulfield

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    The Happy Prince (2018)

    Oscar Wilde,

    author of "The Happy Prince," The Selfish Giant" and other stories

    Alternate Biopics: Wilde (1997), Oscar (1985), The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960) and Oscar Wilde (1960)

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    The Adventures of Mark Twain (1985)

    Mark Twain aka Samuel Clemens,

    author of YA novels: "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Alternate Biopics: The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) and Mark Twain and Me (1991)

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    Infamous (2006)

    Harper Lee,

    author of the YA novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird"

    Alternate Biopic: Capote (2005)

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    Jack London (1943)

    Jack London,

    author of YA adventure novels: "Call of the Wild" and "White Fang"

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    The Dreamer of Oz (1990)

    Frank Baum,

    author of the "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" series and the "Aunt Jane's Nieces" series

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    Enid (2009)

    Enid Blyton,

    author of "The Famous Five," "The Secret Seven," as well as, the creator of Noddy

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    Cross Creek (1983)

    Marjorie Rawlings,

    author of the YA novels: "The Yearling" and "The Secret River"

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    Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder (1999)

    Laura Ingalls Wilder,

    author of the "House on the Praire" series

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    Saint-Ex (1996)

    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry,

    author of "Le Petit Prince" aka The Little Prince

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    The Glass Castle (2017)

    Jeannette Walls,

    a young adult memoirist

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