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Just had to share this captivating gem of a short film that is “a love letter to books” and showcases “the curative power of the story.” The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore has been nominated for this year’s Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. Full of whimsy, and with a nod to The Wizard of Oz, the film feels like  a booklover’s Up, offering a similar charming, but not corny or saccharin, pull at the heartstrings.

Visit MoonBot Studios for an interactive story app for iPad, a portfolio of stills, and more on the film.  They are also offering it via iTunes.

Huff Post Books Review of The Fantastic Flying Books

Short of the Week Pick

San Antonio Current Critics Pick

LA Times: Morris Lessmore Has Hybrid Animation, iPad App

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