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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, the short film inspired by New York Times bestselling author William Joyce’s book, won 2012’s Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. We really, really enjoyed this animation. The story synopsis:

Everything in Morris Lessmore’s life, including his own story, is scattered to the winds. But the power of story will save the day.

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To ensure you can watch this vid and to support its creators, buy it on Amazon Instant Video. The book is also available at Amazon.

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You can read more about its inspirations—Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and Hurricane Katrina, to name a few, its message—about the power of story—and its makers at Wikipedia.


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