“101 Movies” Sells Over 58,000 Copies! Sold at Scholastic Book Fairs (Video)

Thanks to everyone who’s bought “101 Movies To See Before You Grow Up,” Quarto Kids. It has sold over 58,000 copies!

(Book trailer by Bianca Valle, my daughter, Film and TV graduate, NYU Tisch School of the Arts)

To get your own signed and dedicated copy, use the PayPal button or email me at vallesuzette@gmail.com.

The book is $12.95 plus $2.00 shipping. Surprise movie swag with every purchase!

Name for Dedication


“‘101 Movies’ takes you on an infectiously fun and informative journey through the best of our movie history. Trust Suzette Valle to highlight films for entertainment value and good taste – worth having in every room in the house!” — Sharon Waxman, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, TheWrap

“101 Movies” is currently on tour with Scholastic Book Fairs across the U.S.A. and Canada. I love getting photos from fans who’ve seen the book at their school, and share their excitement with me. If you see it, send me a photo. I’ll try to post it here, too!

“In a world of too much media and too little family time, Suzette Valle’s book has great movie choices that bring families closer.” — Nell Minow, Movie Mom.

101 Movies Scholastic

Photo Marina Oros

“A bucket list for young cinema fans; a canon for family viewing; a viewers’ advisory or programming tool for youth librarians; a gauntlet thrown down to incite debate-this volume should serve movie enthusiasts in multiple ways.” – The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Scholastic 101 Movies Heather Atkinson

Photo Heather Atkinson

Scholastic 101 Movies Leah Singer

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The book is available at Amazon.com , BarnesandNoble.com and at all Barnes and Noble bookstores in the country.

Suzette Valle author of "101 Movies To See Before You Grow Up."

Suzette Valle author of “101 Movies To See Before You Grow Up.”

If you’re in San Diego, I sneaked in and signed a few copies of “101 Movies” at B&N Hazard Center and B&N in Mira Mesa. I plan to do more “rogue signings” at all local B&N stores!

“Planning a family movie night can be challenging, but things just got easier.” – BookPage

Signed copies of “101 Movies To See Before You Grow Up” are also available at Bay Books in Coronado and UpstartCrow at Seaport Village ($12.95)

Need more info to make up your mind? Check out this TV segment on the CW6 in San Diego.

If you’d like a signed copy, please email me at vallesuzette@gmail.com.

Do you already own the book? Let me know if you like it. I really appreciate your feedback.

Thank you!


  1. michelle says:

    i would love to read this since i’m an actress and movies are my love! congratulations on the success

  2. Melissa says:

    Congratulations on the success! I love your daughters review of the book. I need to check this out! We love family movie nights 🙂

  3. I am totally looking this up, as we are definitely a family who loves our movies and I’m sure there are some we are missing!

  4. GiGi Eats says:

    AWESOME!! Congrats! 😀

  5. This is awesome! I love the trailer. We have a book fair at my school this week and I am about to see if this book is in it. What a cool book concept.

  6. RajTheArtist says:

    Nice trailer. I am so excited to read the book.Congratulations! Best wishes for your future projects.


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