The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Original Work

Film | App | Book

Inspired in equal measures by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, “Morris Lessmore” is a story about people who devote their lives to books and books who return the favor.


  • OscarBest Animated Short, 2012

  • iTunes Hall of Fame iPad App

  • #1 New York Times Bestseller

The Story

Created as calling card for the types of stories we wanted to tell, Morris Lessmore’s story unfolds across apps, a picture book and an Academy Award®-winning animated film. The story is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story. Morris Lessmore is old-fashioned and cutting edge at the same time, utilizing a variety of production techniques including hand-crafted miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation, augmented reality and innovative interactivity.

Morris Lessmore App on iPad
Morris Lessmore on iTunes
Book Companion App
Imagnotron App
Morris Lessmore Imagnotron on iTunes