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Emma Thompson won her second Oscar® for her screenplay adaptation of Sense and Sensibility (she won the Academy Award® for Best Actress for Howard's End). Named by Time magazine as one of its 2004 “European Heroes,” she was recently appointed to the United Nations Global Coalition on Women and AIDS.

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Emma Thompson won her second Oscar® for her screenplay adaptation of Sense and Sensibility (she won the Academy Award® for Best Actress for Howard's End). Named by Time magazine as one of its 2004 “European Heroes,” she was recently appointed to the United Nations Global Coalition on Women and AIDS.

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  • Nanny Mcphee Returns

    Nanny Mcphee Returns
    Now a major motion picture...For the Green family, it's going to be a summer of hard work, blackmail...and flying pigs!The Green family is living quite happily on Deep Valley Farm until war breaks out. Father goes off to fight who knows where, the Greens' spoiled cousins come from the city to stay and someone threatens to take the farm from them. Just when it seems things can't get any worse, the piglets escape and the children get completely Out of Control. Only one person can be counted on in a situation like this: enter Nanny McPhee. But beware...Nanny McPhee is nothing like other nannies - and it's not just the warts!With wit and warmth, Emma Thompson, writer and star of Nanny McPhee Returns, recounts one family's tumultuous summer in an audiobook that alternates between the story and a behind-the-scenes film diary, bringing a delightful and unique perspective to this funny and magical adventure for all ages.

    The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit

    The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit
    Emma Thompson celebrates 110 years of Peter Rabbit by giving us a brand-new tale! Celebrate 110 years of Peter Rabbit with a new, original tale written by Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson and based on the original tales by Beatrix Potter. In this story, Peter's adventures take him beyond the boundaries of Mr. McGregor's garden and all the way to Scotland! With 72 pages of beautiful text and illustrations, this hardcover picture book, which includes an audio CD of the story narrated by the author, is sure to become a classic--and a collector's item!

    Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility
    The Screenplay & Diaries
    Bringing Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility to the screen was a labor of love for writer/actress Emma Thompson. Featuring the complete award-winning script, Sense and Sensibility: The Screenplay & Diaries also showcases Thompson’s unreserved, often hilarious diaries that capture the unique experience of making this film. Her rare and personal perspective makes this an irresistible book for students of film and Austen devotees, as well as for everyone who loved this extraordinary movie. This Newmarket Shooting Script® Book includes: The complete screenplay Emma Thompson’s diaries written during the film’s production Introduction by producer Lindsay Doran More than 50 photos, including stills, cast photos, and behind-the-scenes shots Full cast and crew credits

    The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit

    The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit
    Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin Bunny have a new friend, William the Turkey. The trio is excited for Christmas--until they realize that William is meant to be Mr. McGregor's Christmas supper! Just in time, Peter and Benjamin hide William, and the three enjoy a lovely Christmas dinner of pickled radishes and barley cake at the Rabbit family burrow. This story is inspired by a real turkey named William that Emma Thompson met on Beatrix Potter's farm in the Lake District.

  • Rabbit Ears Treasury of World Tales: Volume Two

    Rabbit Ears Treasury of World Tales: Volume Two
    The White Cat, Fool and the Flying Ship
    Rabbit Ears Treasury of World Tales Volume 2entertains and enlightens with these classic stories read by your favorite stars and featuring original music by some of today's greatest artists. The White Cat Read by Emma Thompson Original Music by Joe Jackson The king makes increasingly difficult demands of his three sons, who must travel the kingdom in search of his requests. The youngest prince soon befriends an enchanted cat-queen who helps him to meet all of his challenges. Their friendship turns to love as the prince releases her from an evil spell and discovers that she is in fact a beautiful princess. The Fool and the Flying Ship Read by Robin Williams Original Music by The Klezmer Conservatory Band A proclamation was sent through the lands of long-ago Russia that anyone who could build a flying ship would win the hand of the Tsar's daughter. but when a country bumpkin and his oddball friends show up to claim her, the dumbfound Tsar quickly has second thoughts. This hilarious Russian folktale is a delightful treat.

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