David Duchovny — Stone Soup, Marcia Brown
“Stone Soup is the best children’s book. It tells you that art and life are made of nothing but imagination.” [via Men’s Health]
Anne Hathaway — The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
“I wanted to be Mary Lennox so badly. I still have a soft spot for gardens and I’m always going off to see if I can find locked doors inside them.” [via The National]
Barack Obama — Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak
“This is one of the all-time classics. I love this book.” Watch him talk about it in this amazing video.
Scarlett Johansson — The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl
“I was in second or third grade when my sister read this to me. I remember that when she was finished, I insisted she start right over again. I attribute my love of drama to having heard her do all the characters’ voices.” [via Oprah]