The classic story by E. B. White, author of the Newbery Honor Book Charlotte's Web and Trumpet of the Swan, about one small mouse on a very big adventure Now available as an ebook! Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices. Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Born to a family of humans, he lives in New York City with his parents, his older brother George, and Snowbell the cat. Though he's shy and thoughtful, he's also a true lover of adventure. Stuart's greatest adventure comes when his best friend, a beautiful little bird named Margalo, disappears from her nest. Determined to track her down, Stuart ventures away from home for the very first time in his life. He finds adventure aplenty. But will he find his friend?
In Stuart's new adventure, he is looking for a friend of his own. Suddenly one drops right into his speedy red roadster. Margalo the bird is being pursued by an angry falcon, and brave Stuart rides to her rescue. Photos.
A mouse, a pig, a spider-characters from the imagination of author E. B. White. What does the reviewer think of the books Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web? Does the reviewer like each book's movie adaptation? Will you want to read the books and watch the movies? If so, will you agree or disagree with the reviewer's judgment? Read these reviews to find out.
Stuart Little is a shy, philosophical little mouse with a big heart and a taste for adventure. In spite of his diminutive stature, barely two inches tall, Stuart sets forth into the world with some mighty big plans: to ride a Fifth Avenue bus, to win a sailboat race in Central Park, and to teach school for a day. But Stuart's greatest adventure begins when he decides to find his best friend, Margalo, a pretty little bird who once lived in a Boston fern in the Littles' house in New York City. Climbing into his tiny car, Stuart hits the open road, sure he's heading in the right direction, only to find himself in for a big surprise.
The Art, the Artists, and the Story Behind the Amazing Movie
Author: M. Night Shyamalan
Publisher: Newmarket Press
Category: Performing Arts
The official tie-in to Columbia Pictures' hit holiday movie, from the co-director of the animated hit The Lion King—with over 200 illustrations, the script and story behind Sony Pictures Imageworks' latest state-of-the-art computer and imaging wizardry that brought E.B. White's classic mouse to life on-screen. Though only a three-inch mouse, Stuart Little represents as huge an advance in filmmaking as his long-ago predecessor, a mouse named Mickey. Now digital characters, complete with personality performance and lifelike qualities, share the screen with live actors—both human and feline. All of these elements were combined to make a seamless film. The result is nothing short of astonishing. How did they do that? Stuart Little: The Movie and the Moviemakers answers that question in stunning detail. Including the shooting script, and illustrated throughout with photos, paintings, blueprints, line drawings, computer graphics, and footnotes, this book explains how the movie incorporates groundbreaking visual effects technology in the realm of photo-realism by the artists and innovators of Sony Pictures Imageworks. The book also details the development of innovative software by Alias/Wavefront and other leading digital firms. For film buffs and fans of Stuart, Stuart Little: The Movie and the Moviemakers is a joyful celebration of the evolution of E.B. White's beloved 1940s classic mouse into an actor for the new millennium. The cast features: Geena Davis as Mrs. Little, Hugh Laurie as Mr. Little, Jonathan Lipnicki as George, Michael J. Fox as the voice of Stuart, Nathan Lane as the voice of Snowbell the Cat. Filmmakers include: Director Rob Minkoff (The Lion King), Producer Douglas Wick Wolf, Working Girl), Special Effect Supervisor Jerome Chen (Contact), Senior Visual Effects Supervisor John Dykstra (Star Wars: A New Hope), Animation Director Henry Anderson (Coca Cola's Polar Bears).