Have you ever dreamed of making your own movie or video short to show your friends and family? Well, you can do it now with “Smartphone Movie Maker” by Bryan Michael Stoller (Candlewick Press).

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This book on making movies with a smartphone includes tools to help kids make their movies come to life. The kit includes a storyboard book, a popcorn box, tickets and a lens kit to use your phone as a projector. The lens kit contains a cardboard tube, a glass lens and a yellow sticky pad. Your phone must be 78 mm wide (about 3.1 inches) or less to make this work.

This product is very fun and easy to use. We like all the tips that they include to help make your projects look great. We highly recommend this.