When I first heard about the idea, I thought: Brilliant! The twelve-year-old me would have flipped to see theatrical previews of her favorite books. And a trailer is way better than seeing an adaptation for film, because, let's be honest, the book is always better than the movie.
While we're being honest, we all know there's some rough trailers out there. Cringeworthy, even. It's enough to scare me away from doing anything that won't turn out as fabulous as this:
Or how about this one?
What do you all think? What are some of your favorite MG book trailers? What makes them great? What do YOU like to see in a trailer?
I think my favorites are based around sketches. Like this:
And, out of respect for my twelve-year old cat obsessed self, I have to include the marvelous WARRIORS trailer:
Okay, my friends, it's your turn. Share your wisdom. Or some links to your favorite trailers. Or at least something to appease us cat lovers. M