WonderWorks was an anthology series co-produced by The Walt Disney Company and PBS that made short, made for TV movies out of acclaimed children's books. They included adaptations of Anne of Green Gables, Bridge to Terabithia, All Summer in a Day, Jacob Have I Loved, The Box of Delights, The Chronicles of Narnia series, Miracle at Moreaux, The Hoboken Chicken Emergency, Odile & Yvette at the Edge of the World, How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days!, Gryphon, A Little Princess, A Girl of the Limberlost, Sweet 15, A Waltz Through the Hills, The Canterville Ghost, The Haunting of Barney Palmer, Caddie Woodlawn, The House of Dies Drear, and The Boy Who Loved Trolls. It also co-produced the Australian Clowning Around series.
The series opening intro consisted of a computer animated light bulb-shaped hot air balloon with an airplane at the base of it under the name The WonderWorks BalloonPlane as the main focal point of the intro.
The 1st intro to WonderWorks from 1984 is when the 1st wonderworks balloonplane flying over a landscape underneath the arched "WonderWorks" text. It then flies through a dark blue city skyline which zooms out to reveal a golden compass rose underneath the city skyline which flies up into the starry night, as the arched "WonderWorks" text and a thin golden frame zooms out into view as the balloon flies into the center of the frame and freezes.