A wonderful selection of short animations adapted from some brilliant books from all over the world.
This screening is accompanied by BSL interpretation for families with people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Adults can only come if they’re bringing a child, and children can only come along if accompanied by an adult. If you’re over 18, we’re afraid being a ‘big kid’ doesn’t count.
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Tallyho Pancake (Kai Pannen, Germany)
Mr Bumble’s pancake flies out of the window and escapes. Soon the pancake is followed by the whole forest.
I Want My Hat Back (Galen Fott, USA)
Bear’s hat is gone. None of the animals say they’ve seen it. He is starting to become despondent, until his memory is sparked by a deer who asks just the right question.
The Water Princess (Peter H Reynolds & Didi Hatcher, USA)
A young girl dreams of bringing clean drinking water to her African village. A vibrant, engaging story shedding light on the struggle that continues all over the world today, instilling hope for a future when all children will have access to clean drinking water.
Max’s Words (Galen Fott & Jerry Hunt, USA)
When his brothers won’t share their collections of stamps and coins, Max starts a collection of his own, made up of words.
The Lost Thing (Shaun Tan & Andrew Ruhemann, Australia)
A boy discovers a bizarre looking creature while collecting bottle tops at the beach. It’s the lost thing – but who owns it?
Do Unto Otters (Galen Fott, USA)
When a family of otters move in next door, an anxious rabbit worries about whether they will be nice neighbours.
The Librarian From the Black Lagoon (Galen Fott, USA)
Hubie’s class is going to visit the library for the first time, and rumour has it, the library is a dark dungeon of rules and misery.