Can this book be a children show?

Use this forum to discuss the July 2018 Book of the Month "Toni the Superhero" by R.D. Base
User avatar
DandMMothers
Posts: 46
Joined: 26 Jul 2018, 14:22
Currently Reading: King Donald Khrump
Bookshelf Size: 18
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-dandmmothers.html
Latest Review: Final Notice by Van Fleisher

Can this book be a children show?

Post by DandMMothers » 23 Sep 2018, 16:51

It may be possible to make a show out of this story but do you think kids would watch it? Do you think it would not work as a show and why.

I do not think it could but anything is possible what do you think?

User avatar
kvng obinna
Posts: 1
Joined: 24 Sep 2018, 04:53
Bookshelf Size: 0

Post by kvng obinna » 24 Sep 2018, 04:57

yea this should be a children show cos children will love it

User avatar
HollandBlue
Posts: 1499
Joined: 04 Aug 2018, 16:37
2018 Reading Goal: 20
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 225
Favorite Book: The Reel Sisters
Currently Reading: Apollo's Raven
Bookshelf Size: 106
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-hollandblue.html
Latest Review: It's Hard to Be a Vampire by Viktoria Faust

Post by HollandBlue » 24 Sep 2018, 09:37

Yes, I think this would make a good kid's show because I think Toni would make a positive and strong role model.
:techie-studyinggray: when I get a little money I buy books; and if I have any left l buy food and clothes
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamas
(1466-1536)

Angelique Bahormal
Posts: 25
Joined: 14 Sep 2018, 21:17
Currently Reading: Apollo's Raven
Bookshelf Size: 25
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-angelique-bahormal.html
Latest Review: Toxic Side Effect by Sandy Magner
Reading Device: 1400697484

Post by Angelique Bahormal » 24 Sep 2018, 20:08

Yes I think it's a great idea, Toni would make a positive effect and also can be a role model for the young children. Every parents wish to have a kid like Toni so why not?
I think the children will love it.

User avatar
Catherine Amarachi
Posts: 38
Joined: 08 Jul 2018, 16:10
Currently Reading: Building Your Financial Empire One Brick At A Time
Bookshelf Size: 46
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-catherine-amarachi.html
Latest Review: McDowell by William H. Coles

Post by Catherine Amarachi » 26 Sep 2018, 18:28

After all it is a children book. Kids got to love it even more when transformed into a visual display. It's interesting, educating and motivational, I think most parents would love to get a copy for their kids.

liftedbooks
Posts: 189
Joined: 22 May 2018, 02:40
Currently Reading: The Ansgar Treasury
Bookshelf Size: 55
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-liftedbooks.html
Latest Review: The Embalmer by Vincent Zandri

Post by liftedbooks » 26 Sep 2018, 22:58

I think it would be great as a tv show. Kids would love it and Toni is a great role model. I'm sure parents would be ok with their kids watching something like this. I would let my daughter watch it.

User avatar
MagensWife1995
Posts: 44
Joined: 27 Sep 2018, 10:49
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 20
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-magenswife1995.html
Latest Review: Escape by Mark Kingston Levin, PhD

Post by MagensWife1995 » 27 Sep 2018, 12:06

It could be a good show. It would teach kids some good moral lessons and i think it would have their attention

User avatar
BeatrixPotter
Posts: 72
Joined: 24 Feb 2018, 09:06
2018 Reading Goal: 50
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 88
Favorite Book: A Higher Loyalty
Currently Reading: The Sound and The Fury / As I Lay Dying
Bookshelf Size: 138
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-beatrixpotter.html
Latest Review: Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks by Morton E Tavel, MD

Post by BeatrixPotter » 29 Sep 2018, 14:15

Hmm, I'm not sure how a show could be made out of the story as it is.

It would need a lot more development of action and plot.
"There's so much more to a book than just the reading."
-- Maurice Sendak

stalliongirlke
Posts: 113
Joined: 17 May 2017, 03:14
2017 Reading Goal: 20
2017 Reading Goal Completion: 45
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 19
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-stalliongirlke.html
Latest Review: Will of The Hill by Marshall Cobb

Post by stalliongirlke » 02 Oct 2018, 08:56

Children are naturally drawn to audio visual that is designed to appeal to them. With this book, a show would be such a good idea

User avatar
Doug Jones
Posts: 120
Joined: 28 Aug 2018, 13:48
Currently Reading: Beyond Denial
Bookshelf Size: 23
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-doug-jones.html
Latest Review: The Crystilleries of Echoland by Dew Pellucid

Post by Doug Jones » 09 Oct 2018, 13:18

BeatrixPotter wrote:
29 Sep 2018, 14:15
Hmm, I'm not sure how a show could be made out of the story as it is.

It would need a lot more development of action and plot.
Agreed. I liked the book for what it was, but to make a television show out of it, there'd need to be considerable character development and world-building.
Nothing is more conductive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

User avatar
PoisonWhiteRose
Posts: 33
Joined: 08 Jul 2018, 19:26
2018 Reading Goal: 100
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 6
Currently Reading: Falling Kingdoms
Bookshelf Size: 1966
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-poisonwhiterose.html
Latest Review: Becoming the Dragon by Alex Sapegin
Reading Device: B00IKPYKWG

Post by PoisonWhiteRose » 10 Oct 2018, 12:28

The book may be fine, but making a tv show or movie out something that is already established often times means that the thing already established will become lost in the transition. If the producers and writers could maintain the original storyline, merely embellished with some other things that children like, it would make a great tv show.
But only then. It would not work if the story is lost.
"I spent my life folded between the pages of books.My world is one interwoven web of words, stringing limb to limb, bone to sinew, thoughts and images all together.”
― Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me"

Raquel M.

User avatar
Book Lover 35
Posts: 246
Joined: 10 Oct 2018, 18:16
2018 Reading Goal: 25
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 36
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 19
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-book-lover-35.html
Latest Review: Save The Last Dance by M.G. Crisci

Post by Book Lover 35 » 11 Oct 2018, 09:58

I think it could be a show on PBS. It already has the same type of illustrations as many of the kids shows on there. It is also educational.
:tiphat:

User avatar
Doug Jones
Posts: 120
Joined: 28 Aug 2018, 13:48
Currently Reading: Beyond Denial
Bookshelf Size: 23
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-doug-jones.html
Latest Review: The Crystilleries of Echoland by Dew Pellucid

Post by Doug Jones » 12 Oct 2018, 18:50

PoisonWhiteRose wrote:
10 Oct 2018, 12:28
The book may be fine, but making a tv show or movie out something that is already established often times means that the thing already established will become lost in the transition. If the producers and writers could maintain the original storyline, merely embellished with some other things that children like, it would make a great tv show.
But only then. It would not work if the story is lost.
I think that there's a real danger of the story - such as it is - being lost anyway. For a TV show on this to work, it would necessitate a huge expansion on the existing source material. And that would likely compromise what this book was trying to accomplish.

That sounds dismissive of the book, and it's not meant that way as I really liked the book. I think it's an excellent primer for first readers to expand vocabulary, and Toni is an excellent role model. But for the purposes of a television series, the source material as it stands is too sparse.
Nothing is more conductive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Bavithra M
Posts: 102
Joined: 08 Oct 2018, 08:38
2018 Reading Goal: 10
Currently Reading: Inspirience: Meditation Unbound
Bookshelf Size: 16
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-bavithra-m.html
Latest Review: McDowell by William H. Coles

Post by Bavithra M » 16 Oct 2018, 08:32

If this book is adapted as a TV series then it will be very intresting show for tje kids.
Bavithra M

Browlyns
Posts: 18
Joined: 11 Oct 2018, 06:06
Currently Reading:
Bookshelf Size: 13
Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-browlyns.html
Latest Review: The Blue Sea Monster by Norma Fleagane, James Fleagane, Blake James Ward

Post by Browlyns » 19 Oct 2018, 10:27

It will be better if it is made into a cartoon show, that way might attract lots of kids especially the younger ones.

Post Reply

Return to “Discuss "Toni the Superhero" by R.D. Base”