When a story’s so good it makes the leap from book to film (or film to book), fans get treated to the thrill of discovery all over again. Great film adaptations illuminate the stories we love, bring faces to our favourite characters, and soundtracks to remember. Whereas amazing novelisations allow deeper exploration of characters, backstories, motivations and plotlines. Here are some of our favourite movie–book crossovers.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (author of Looking for Alaska and Paper Towns) is a teen romance with a twist, exploring the tragic business of being alive and in love. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw - The Fault in Our Stars is perfect for young adults and adults alike.
The bestselling, Pulitzer prize-winning classic.
Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God.
A stunning collector's edition of John Boyne's unforgettable novel, with illustrations by Oliver Jeffers.
What would you do if you had to choose? A haunting novel about the power of love and loss - a story that won't quite let you go.
Mary Shelley's dark story of a bereaved man's disturbing passion for his daughter was suppressed by her own father, and not published for over a century.
A beautiful hardback edition of Charlotte's Web by E. B. White. This lovely edition is part of the highly collectible Puffin 'cloth' Classics series - all the titles in the range have attractive 'cloth' textured covers with a stunning repeat pattern design specific to each story. Charlotte's Web makes a perfect addition to the collection which includes some of the best-loved Puffin titles of all time.
Learn about extraordinary figures in Australia's history in this picture book series.