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.
An international bestseller and a truly unforgettable and life-changing story.
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.
‘We saw Miss Trunchbull grab a girl by the pigtails and throw her over the playground fence!’
'I don't want to die! Save me, somebody! Save me!'
Learn about extraordinary figures in Australia's history in this picture book series.