The Karate Kid: The Classic Illustrated Storybook

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Smith, Kim
Series: Pop Classics
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Media Tie-In
  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying
  JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts
Publisher: Quirk Books
Published: May 2019
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 11.00in x 9.00in
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$ 25.95
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*When The Karate Kid appeared in theaters in 1984, its heartwarming story of an unlikely friendship between a bullied boy and his karate teacher won over audiences and inspired children across America to take up martial arts. Now this beloved film is reimagined as a Pop Classics picture book, with Kim Smith's bright and kid-friendly illustrations capturing all of the story's iconic moments. Young Daniel moves to a new town and becomes the target of bullies from the local karate dojo Cobra Kai. Hoping to win the upcoming karate tournament, Daniel begs his neighbor Mr. Miyagi to help him train. Mr. Miyagi reluctantly agrees. But he becomes more than just Daniel's sensei by teaching him lessons about patience, balance, and hard work along the way. This timeless story about finding inner strength will enchant children, their parents, and anyone who has ever had that one special teacher.
Biographical NoteKim Smith is the illustrator behind the Quirk Books Pop Classics series, including Home Alone (Quirk Books, 2015), The X-Files: Earth Children Are Weird (Quirk Books, 2017), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Quirk Books, 2017), and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Quirk Books, 2018) She has illustrated several other children's books, including Over the River & Through the Wood: A Holiday Adventure (Sterling, 2015) and The Great Puppy Invasion (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017). Kim lives in Calgary, Alberta, with her dog, Whisky, and husband, Eric. Visit her online at kimillustration.com.