Blog & Newsletter – 20.12.2023
Book to Screen: A list of our holiday favourites!
It’s the perfect time of year to curl up on the couch, grab a blanket and sip on tea, hot cocoa or mulled wine! Don’t know what to watch? The Film & TV team has you covered with some of the best book to screen holiday films! From classics to Kranks, these films all started as books and are sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
Book to Screen Christmas Films:
How the Grinch Stole Christmas – based on Dr. Seuss’s 1957 novel by the same name.
The Muppet Christmas Carol – based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens written in 1843.
A Christmas Story – based on Jean Shepherd’s In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash.
Christmas with The Kranks – based on John Grisham’s 2001 novel Skipping Christmas
The Polar Express – based on Chris Van Allsburg’s 1985 children’s book.
The Nutcracker – based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 short story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.
Let It Snow – based on the 2013 novel Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances by John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson.
Home For Christmas – based on our very own Cally Taylor’s 2011 novel of the same name.
And of course, if you’d prefer to read some festive books, we have plenty to recommend. Here are a few of our agency’s reads. Happy Reading and Merry Christmas! xx
The French for Christmas / The Recipe for Hope, Fiona Valpy
No One Ever Has Sex on Christmas Day, Tracy Bloom
The Ex-Mas Holidays, Zoe Allison
The Completely Chaotic Christmas of Lottie Brooks, Katie Kirby
Christmas in Paris, Tilly Tennant