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Monday 10 May 2010

Book News: Judy Moody on the Big Screen

Walker Books has made an exciting announcement: the highly successful Judy Moody book series, written by Megan McDonald and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds, is the inspiration for a new movie.

There are currently eight titles in the Judy Moody book series, aimed at the eight to twelve years age bracket, with more than twelve million copies in print across the globe.

Production for the film, to be made by Smokewood Entertainment, is set to begin in August 2010. Smokewood has said they aim “to make films with a positive message for a variety of audiences, and the adventures of independent Judy and her family and friends are a perfect vehicle for that.”

The latest instalment in the book series, Judy Moody, Girl Detective, is due for release in September 2010.

Watch this space for more details of a Judy Moody themed movie tie-in in 2011, featuring the book based on the screenplay, Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer and the ensuing Judy Moody Goes Hollywood.

And we will soon be bringing you Judy Moody book reviews here on Kids Book Review!

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