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By Rebecca Silverstein
We at Wonderwall know how passionate you are about literacy. That's why you're reading the site and not just flipping through the photos (right?). But sometimes reading and pretty pictures -- or, more accurately, pretty celebrities -- go hand in hand when book franchises are adapted for TV, movies and Broadway. So in honor of National Literacy Month, we're counting down the best book franchises and the celebs who bring them to life. Did your favorite make the cut?
13. Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" Book Series
Adapted For: Movies ("Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," which takes elements from the series' first three novels: "The Bad Beginning," "The Reptile Room" and "The Wide Window")
Fun Fact: It took Jim three hours to get his hair and makeup done every day.
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