The origins of ballet

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Ballet Rotoscope

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Revolting Rhymes

Revolting Rhymes
By Roald Dahl
Illustrated by Quentin Blake

I bet you think you know this story.You don’t. The real one’s much more gory. From Cinderella and Goldilocks to Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs, wicked beasts, brazen crooks and a ghastly giant star in these hilarious nursery rhymes with BITE!

From Book To Animation: What It Took To Adapt Roald Dahl’s ‘Revolting Rhymes’

Revolting Rhymes was recently short-listed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the animated shorts category for the 90th Academy Awards. Originally broadcast as two episodes on the BBC, the production is an adaptation of the book by Roald Dahl that was illustrated by Quentin Blake. It was helmed by directors Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, and made by Magic Light Pictures, the company behind The Gruffalo.

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The North Wind and the Sun

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Lucky the Lorikeet

LUCKY
By Monica Engebretson
Illustrated by Melodee Strong

Written in 2004 and inspired by real events that took place in 2003 (see the real Lucky), the book tells the story of Lucky, a parrot who is captured in the wild and eventually regains his freedom with the help of a young boy. The story helps encourage children to be kind to animals without being didactic and gently awakens readers to the plight of captive birds.

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Year of the Bird

Happy & Wild National Bird Day!

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January 5, 2018 at 3:25 pm 1 comment

The Man With the Violin

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