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For the family indoor amusement park, see WonderWorks (museum).

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, The Chronicles of Narnia series, Miracle at Moreaux, The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (starring 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, The House of Dies Drear, and The Boy Who Loved Trolls. It also co-produced the Australian Clowning Around series.

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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