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

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£6.99
Paperback 44 Pages
Published: 31/10/2017
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When the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in 1982, it enchanted millions of kids and surpassed Star Wars to become the highest-grossing film of all time. Now he s back and rendered in the fun, colourful, retro illustration styles of illustrator Kim Smith. This storybook follows all the basic beats of the film: After E.T. is stranded on Earth, he takes refuge with Elliott, a lonely young boy in need of a friend. As Elliott and his siblings help E.T. phone home and make it back to his spaceship against all odds, they learn important lessons about courage, friendship, and the power of the imagination. It s the perfect read-along story for children and their parents.

Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781683690269
Number of pages: 44
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 279 x 230 x 4 mm
Edition: International edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"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

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