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May 10, 2012

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

I can’t remember ever watching an animated short before. But when this year’s Oscar winner for Best Animated Short Film was about books- well, I really had no choice, did I?

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is incredibly amazing, you guys. Amazing.

It packs so much emotion into 15 minutes. I rarely cry watching videos, yet I found myself tearing up at the end.

Take just 15 minutes to watch it:

If you know a librarian, share this. It will make them feel special.

Sidenote: I now completely want a bed that looks like a book.

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Posted by Melanie at 8:47 am - Comments (7)
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  • May 10th 2012

    I do love it!! And I was so glad it won at the Oscars this year. I agree-I want a book bed too! :)

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  • May 10th 2012
    Sandy said:

    It was so sweet, wasn’t it? I linked it to all of my friends on fb and they all loved it too. :)

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  • May 11th 2012

    Wonderful and certainly worth 15or so minutes of anyone’s time.

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  • May 11th 2012
    Heidi said:

    I am a librarian, and this makes me feel special! :P

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  • May 12th 2012

    It was really emotional and they did such beautiful work within 15 minutes too!!

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  • May 15th 2012
    Ivana said:

    This short video is one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen. I was so touched, My favorite scene is when the woman walks down the path taking her little book’s hand…adorable!

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  • May 16th 2012
    Kailia said:

    Thank you for linking about this! I’ve shared it on my blog too. I usually watch the Oscars so I can’t believe I didn’t watch this earlier!

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