In a secret world hidden beneath the floorboards, little people called Borrowers live quietly among us. But when tenacious and tiny Arrietty is discovered by Shawn, a human boy, their secret and forbidden friendship blossoms into an extraordinary adventure.
Compelling tale of fantasy, courage, and adventure: the fable of a daunting struggle between good and evil in the world of Redwall--a place of peace and beauty, companionship and courage--involving an unlikely hero, a villain from the past, and an impossible quest.
Join eleven-year-old Harry on his fantastic journey away from the muggle world and into the magical Hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry, where spells and potions are commonplace and lifelong friendships thrive.
The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.
A dramatic and gripping story of a young pioneer family's struggle to build a new life for themselves on the American Frontier of the 1870's.
The story of Eloise, a city child who lives in the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
An elderly bachelor and his spinster sister adopt an orphan and are mistakenly sent a girl instead of a boy. The orphan, Anne, remains with the couple, moves from one mishap to another, succeeds academically, and finds love.
Buck is a canine hero who faces adventures in a turn of the century Alaskan mining town and the surrounding area of Forty-Mile. Buck spends his time with his human friends Miles, and Miles' friends John and Adoley Thornton. Miles is a 15-year-old boy whose life will be forever changed after he encounters the heroic and powerful Buck.
The shipwrecked Robinson family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization.
During a camping trip with his father, Little Bear befriends a wild little bear named Cub. Together with Duck, Cat, Owl and Hen, Little Bear and his new friend go on a heartwarming adventure to reunite Cub with his parents.
Roy Eberhardt has moved with his family so often he literally has lost count of the number of times he has had to changed schools. Roy ought to be used to being the new kid at school by now, but making the switch from Montana to Florida proves to be a major challenge. While Roy quickly becomes the target of school bully, he is befriended by Beatrice Leep, a spunky girl with enough nerve to stand up to Dana, and her brother Mullet Fingers. Beatrice and Mullet share a big secret with Roy, they have a hidden hideaway where they look after a flock of endanged owls. That is of little concern to Chuck Muckle, a top executive from the Mother Paula's All-American Pancake House chain, who is planning to build a new restaurant in the hollow where the owls nest. The three kids are determined to find a way to save the owls and have a plan. They have uncovered some evidence of some dirty doings tied in to the pancake house.
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside.
Percy Jackson is no ordinary teenager, he's the son of Poseidon and is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt, the most powerful weapon ever created! With storm clouds brewing, Percy embarks on an incredible cross-country journey to prove his innocence, recover the bolt, and prevent a war among the gods that could destroy our world!
A young orphaned elephant is taken to the big city and educated in the manners and ways of human. When he returns to the jungle, he becomes King of the elephants.
These charming stories are filled with timeless Pooh adventures-- the first meeting between Tigger and Pooh, Pooh getting stuck in Rabbit's house from eating too much honey, and the lovable characters' flurry of activity on a hilarious windy day.
When a young man going through problems surrounding his family's move and his sister's illness finds a unique man hiding in their backyard shed, he learns to believe in magic and to find faith in friends and family.
This film tells the tale of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. When Hugo encounters a broken machine, an eccentric girl, and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop, he is caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy.
A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord.
An introduction to the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines, including digital technology.
When a shipwreck lands a lowly mailroom clerk named Gulliver on the fantastical island of Lilliput, he transforms into a giant, in size and ego! Gulliver's tall tales and heroic deeds win the hearts of the tiny Lilliputians, but when he loses it all and puts his newfound friends in peril, Gulliver must find a way to undo the damage. Through it all, Gulliver may just learn that it's how big you are on the inside that counts.
Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Willie Wonka with various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer.
Beverly Cleary's beloved, daring mouse comes to life in the third installment of the best selling series. Join Ralph on a string of adventures after he runs away from home at the Mountain View Inn and makes a new friend.
In a lively discussion with Lord Kelvin, inventor Phileas Fogg states his belief that it's possible for someone to travel around the globe in a mere 80 days. Kelvin challenges him to prove it, and adds a wager: if Fogg can't circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he'll have to give up inventing forever. Fogg and his crew of two take the challenge. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback, or any other means at their disposal. However, Fogg and his companions are accused of involvement in a bank robbery and have to clear their names as well.
Whenever three 10-year-old boys open their magical book, it teleports them into incredible adventures with true historical legends. Each page brings an exciting adventure full of mystery and action for three boys who have become the Time warp trio.
After the sudden death of her parents in India, Mary Lennox is sent 'home' to England, and the Yorkshire estate of a distant relative. Sad and lonely, her only interest lies in a secret garden, abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of local the country boy Dickon and Colin, her guardian's invalid son, Mary's spirit is reawakened as they bring the garden back to life.
Young Alan Parrish is sent to the jungles of Jumanji as he plays a mysterous board game. Twenty-six years later he is set free when two children play the game. Together they must outwit the powerful game, before new problems occur.