"Ramona and Beezus," based on the Beverly Cleary classic, "Beezus and Ramona," is now in theaters. Boston.com has put together a list of some of our favorite children's books that have been turned into movies &mdash sometimes with mixed results as you'll see from the reviews.
Read the Globe review of "Ramona and Beezus"
From left: Selena Gomez and Joey King in a scene from "Ramona and Beezus."
Inset: "Ramona and Beezus," originally published in 1955. Cover art from 1990.
AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Alan Markfield