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The Watsons Go to Birmingham: Road Trip of a Lifetime

April 10, 2013

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Pack the car. Bring plenty of snacks. And get ready to see America as you’ve never seen it before.   Coming this fall from Walden Family Theater, The Watsons Go to Birmingham is the tale of a summer journey that leaves a family--and a nation--forever transformed. Starring Tony-winning and Grammy-nominated actress Anika Noni...

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Platypus Police Squad Book Trailer!

April 08, 2013

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Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked is the debut chapter book from Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of the Lunch Lady graphic novels. We're tiding ourselves over until it hits stores May 7 by watching (and rewatching) the awesome book trailer! Check it out below.   Psst…Another thing. Stay tuned for a Platypus...

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Return to Nim’s Island Encore and Giveaway

April 04, 2013

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The Walden Family Theater Encore Presentation of Return to Nim's Island airs Friday at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel. Don't miss the details of our EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY at the bottom of the page! In Return to Nim's Island, Nim (Bindi Irwin) and her father, Jack (Matthew Lillard), don't have what most people...

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FROM THE VAULT: White’s Web, An Appreciation

April 03, 2013

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E. B. White made his reputation during the 1920s as a lead writer for a smart new magazine called The New Yorker. Impelled by the moral gravity of World War II, White altered his focus as a writer during the 1940s in a series of New Yorker editorials urging the...

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From the Vault: E.B. White Prefigures Modern Special Effects

April 02, 2013

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Always a man ahead of his time, E.B. White knew upon the publication of Charlotte’s Web in 1952 that someday Hollywood would knock on the wooden door of his Maine farmhouse, asking if Charlotte and Wilbur could come to Los Angeles. By the time a letter of inquiry arrived, White...

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