WonderWorks was an anthology series co-produced by The Walt Disney Company and PBS that made short, made for TV movies out of acclaimed children's books. They included adaptations of , Anne of Green Gables , " Bridge to Terabithia All Summer in a Day", , Jacob Have I Loved , The Box of Delights series, The Chronicles of Narnia , Miracle at Moreaux (starring The Hoboken Chicken Emergency Peter Billingsley), Odile & Yvette at the Edge of the World (scored by Blake Leyh), How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days! (by Stephen Manes), Gryphon (produced by Manuel Arce and Carl Haber, starring Amanda Plummer), , A Little Princess , A Girl of the Limberlost , Sweet 15 , A Waltz Through the Hills , The Canterville Ghost The Haunting of Barney Palmer, , Caddie Woodlawn , and The House of Dies Drear . It also co-produced the Australian The Boy Who Loved Trolls series. Clowning Around
The series opening intro consisted of a computer animated light bulb-shaped hot air balloon with an airplane at the base of it under the name
The WonderWorks BalloonPlane as the main focal point of the intro.
The program was co-produced by
WQED-Pittsburgh, KCET-Los Angeles, KTCA-St. Paul/Minneapolis, WHRO-Hampton-Norfolk/Virginia, South Carolina Educational Television, WETA-Washington, D.C. and KERA-Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Funding was provided by the
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Television Stations or Viewers Like You, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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