The only book that can pull the opening line, “It was a dark and stormy night” off with a straight face. Even if you’ve already read this classic you will probably want to post you pet theories on our Goodreads group discussion. If you haven’t yet read it then now is your chance to catch up with this influential time and space-travelling classic. Also, if you have read it you might want to try one of these instead or in addition:
There’s a recent and well-reviewed graphic novel adaptation by Hope Larson.
Another Hope, independent film darling and Newsroom actress Hope Davis reads the audiobook.
It is a direct influence on another Newbery award winner, When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.
Also, Jennifer Lee, one of the creators of Disney’s Frozen says a film adaptation is her next project, even though there have been a few misguided attempts already.