Featurette shows how Apple’s Ghostwriter slips education into the fun

Featurette shows how Apple’s Ghostwriter slips education into the fun


White Rabbit Ghostwriter
Lewis Carroll’s White Rabbit is one of the literary characters brought to life in Ghostwriter.
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The new Apple TV+ series Ghostwriter is more than entertainment for children. A new video gives cast and crew a chance to talk about the role classic literature plays.

Watch it now:

Ghostwriter brings literature to life

Many TV shows are inspired by literature, like Dickinson, also on Apple TV+. But Ghostwriter takes it to a new level, with famous characters escaping from books to interact with a group of middle-school children.

The director, Luke Matheny, says “I think it’s really important for kids to have a series that focuses on literature.”

The series of 10 episodes includes characters from a range of genres and authors, from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Frankenstein, The Jungle Book, and more.

Ghostwriter was produced by experts in programming that mixes learning and entertainment: Sesame Workshop, the same group behind Sesame Street. Other educational options for kids on Apple TV+ include Snoopy in Space and Helpsters.

Access to all the shows on Apple TV+, including Ghostwriter, costs $4.99 a month. But a free one-year subscription is available to anyone who buys selected Apple devices. And for everyone else, there’s a one-week free trial.


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