My three-year-old twins LOVE when we read them The Jungle Book, although both of them are a little skittish when we get to the parts with Shere Khan. In fact, they’re not huge fans of Kaa, either. When we get to those parts, they insist we keep reading, but sometimes, they walk to the other side of the room so they don’t have to see the illustrations.
Now I know what to show them on YouTube whenever they misbehave. The next time one sister hits the other sister, they’re going to get the Clockwork Orange treatment and a heavy eyeful of Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book trailer.
They will never sleep again.
Seriously, though. Are you fucking kidding me with this? It’s a kid’s book, and Favreau has apparently created the Saw version of the movie.
(I showed up son — who is home for the Jewish holiday — the trailer, and he said, “I don’t think my sisters should watch that until they’re 18. It was weird and terrifying. I don’t think I should watch it until I’m 18.”)