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Protecting Pandas

April 5, 2018

A little more than 1,800 giant pandas exist in the wild. But scientists at the Chengdu Panda Base, in China, are working to increase that number. They are introducing captive-born pandas into the wild. Qian Qian (pronounced chen chen) is…

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Facing Evil

March 16, 2018

On the Netflix show A Series of Unfortunate Events, LOUIS HYNES (pictured), 16, plays 12-year-old Klaus Baudelaire, a protective brother fighting off villains. When the three Baudelaire children are orphaned, their relative Count Olaf becomes their caretaker. But Count…

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Time Traveler

February 26, 2018

Nearly 60 years ago, Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time appeared in bookstores. On March 9, a film adaptation of the award-winning science-fiction novel is coming to theaters. Storm Reid (above, right) plays Meg Murry, an unpopular and troublesome teenager.…

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A Family Affair

January 26, 2018

Young readers have enjoyed Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit books for more than 100 years. Now the tales are getting a modern twist. Peter Rabbit, the movie, hits the big screen February 9. MARGOT ROBBIE voices the role of Flopsy, one…

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Cave People, Unite

January 22, 2018

The animated film Early Man tells the story of Dug, a caveman who lives a happy life as part of a Stone Age tribe. But Lord Nooth, from a Bronze Age tribe, wants to take Dug’s land. To save his…


Making a Splash

January 8, 2018

For nearly 20 years, SpongeBob SquarePants has entertained TV audiences. Now, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, THE BROADWAY MUSICAL brings Bikini Bottom and its ocean inhabitants to life. “When you walk into the theater, you walk into Bikini Bottom,” Lilli Cooper told…

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Beyond Apperances

December 4, 2017

The beloved children’s book The Story of Ferdinand was first published more than 80 years ago. Now it’s been reimagined as an animated film, Ferdinand. The movie hits theaters on December 15. It tells the story of a kind and…

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A Musical Journey

November 13, 2017

ANTHONY GONZALEZ, 12, voices the role of Miguel Rivera in the new animated Pixar movie Coco. Miguel is a young aspiring musician. His family does not support him in this, so Miguel must keep his musical interests a secret. He…


Face of Courage

November 6, 2017

JACOB TREMBLAY has some advice for kids who are bullied. “Kill them with kindness,” Jacob told TFK. “And if that doesn’t work, just ignore them.” The 11-year-old plays Auggie, a fifth grader who has had many surgeries on his face,…