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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The Classic Illustrated Storybook (Pop Classics #3) (Hardcover)

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By Kim Smith (Illustrator)
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Description


Steven Spielberg’s classic sci-fi story of interplanetary friendship makes a perfect picture book for the whole family.
 
When E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in theaters back in 1982, its bittersweet story enchanted millions and the film surpassed Star Wars to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. Now the cinematic blockbuster is transformed into an illustrated storybook, with colorful, adorable drawings by Kim Smith. Here is a story you can’t help but love: After E.T. is stranded on Earth, he takes refuge with Elliott, a boy in need of a friend. Together they find a way to help E.T. get back home. Along the way, both child and alien learn important lessons about courage, friendship, and the power of imagination. This is the perfect read-along story for children, their parents, and E.T. fans across the universe.

About the Author


Kim Smith is the illustrator behind the Quirk Books Pop Classics series, including Home AloneHome Alone 2, The X-Files: Earth Children Are WeirdE.T. the Extra-TerrestrialBack to the FutureBuffy the Vampire SlayerThe Karate Kid, and Doctor Who: The Runaway TARDIS. She has illustrated several other children’s books, including The Great Puppy Invasion (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017), Builder Brothers: Big Plans (HarperCollins, 2018), and Boxitects (Clarion Books, 2020), her author/illustrator debut. Kim lives in Calgary, Alberta with her dog, Whisky, and husband, Eric. Visit her online at kimillustration.com.

Praise For…


“Thanks to the delightful illustrations of Kim Smith, families can bond over the lovable alien and his friendship with Elliot in book form.”—Jami Ganz, Entertainment Weekly

“Whimsically retro drawings...animate the story of Elliott, his friends and their secret other-worldly visitor.”—Parade
 
“Both kids and adults will adore following E.T. and Elliott’s adventures in this charming format, making it a perfect addition to any fan’s library.”Paste Magazine Online

“I’ve always loved E.T., and the book is a fun way to experience the story with my toddler.”GeekDad

“The story is a classic that hugs at the heartstrings and exemplifies the true meaning of friendship.”Geeks of Doom

“With its theme of the kindness of strangers, this story is a great one to open the emotions and imagination of young readers.”Books for Kids

Praise for other books in the Pop Classics series:
“Thanks to the delightful illustrations of Kim Smith, families can bond over the lovable alien and his friendship with Elliot in book form.”—Jami Ganz, Entertainment Weekly, on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 

“I was quickly won over by the charm of the writing and the awesome illustrations. Kim Smith's drawings have a distinctive style that imbues life into every single page.”—Sweety High, on Buffy the Vampire Slayer
 
“A lovely trip down memory lane that you can share with your little ones.”—Neatorama, on Back to the Future
 
“Smith’s art is excellent. . . . Her illustrations do a terrific job summing up the key moments of the movie, creating a rich picture of what happens in the film in only 40 pages.”—Comics Worth Reading, on The Karate Kid
 
“Kids will delight in the spooky-but goofy story and the surprise at the end, and parents will chuckle at this new take on an old favorite.”—GeekDad, on The X-Files: Earth Children Are Weird

Home Alone: The Classic Illustrated Storybook offers all the fun of the original movie in a darling hardcover package whose read-aloud story teaches lessons about responsibility and the importance of family.”—Pop Culture Insider, on Home Alone


Product Details
ISBN: 9781683690108
ISBN-10: 1683690109
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: October 31st, 2017
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Pop Classics

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