Home Alone: The Classic Illustrated Storybook by Kim SmithHome Alone: The Classic Illustrated Storybook by Kim Smith

Home Alone: The Classic Illustrated Storybook

IllustratorKim Smith

Hardcover | October 6, 2015

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The beloved, classic Christmas movie is now an illustrated storybook for readers of all ages!
 
With an amusing read-aloud story and enchanting, immersive illustrations, this charming adaptation is the perfect nostalgic gift alongside family holiday classics like The Polar Express and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister wished his family would disappear. He never thought his wish would come true! Can he keep a couple of crooks from entering his house? And will his family return in time for Christmas? Complete with bumbling burglars, brilliant booby traps, and a heartwarming happy ending, this picture book is perfect for movie fans, parents, and any kid who’s ever dreamed of being home alone.
John Hughes wrote the story and screenplay of Home Alone. He also wrote and directed many popular films for teenagers and adults, including The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. (You’re going to love them when you get a little older.) Chris Columbus directed the movie Home Alone. He has also directed many other celebrated f...
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Title:Home Alone: The Classic Illustrated StorybookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.2 × 9.4 × 0.45 inPublished:October 6, 2015Publisher:Quirk BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1594748586

ISBN - 13:9781594748585

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Amazing illustrations. Grew up watching the movie, got the kid to watch it years later, and ended up liking the book adaptation. Different fonts and sizes were indeed used. Story follows movie closely.
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible Illustrations If you love the movie, you will love the book! Includes all the best and most important parts of the movie accompanied by fantastic illustrations. The different fonts and font sizes used also lead to extra expression when reading!
Date published: 2017-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book For All Ages!!!! I bought this book for my nephew who loves the movie. He absolutely loves this book!
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Movie, Now Classic Book My kids loved the movie and so when I seen this I knew they would just love it, and I was SO right. The illustrations are so cute and the story follows the movie closely. A bedtime favorite in this house.
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy Hubby! Bought this as a surprise for my hubby to read with my son. He loves it. Give my son a year to love it too :)
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The artwork makes the book even better This book is so great. My kids love home alone and this really simplifies the story so that they can enjoy Home alone even as a bedtime story. The artwork is so funny, cute and colorful and keeps them both intrigued. It's a definite must have for your holiday story collection
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! My sister gave me this as a Christmas gift last year and I keep it on my coffee table year round, it is one of my favorites! I have loved the movie since I was a child and we watch it every year during the holidays, so to have a book to read and look at daily is wonderful!
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Home Alone A classic! My daughter loves this.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it kinda like the movie but still a christmas classic
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must-Have in Your Family's Christmas Book Collection! Our boys absolutely love the movie Home Alone, so I was ecstatic when I found out they had written a book based on the movie. It didn't disappoint. The illustrations are bold, colorful and captivating and the text tells the major parts of the story from the movie. We bought it last year for Christmas and it was the first book our six-year old twins were asking for when we took out our Christmas Book collection this year. A must-have for any Home Alone fan, big or small!
Date published: 2016-11-27

Editorial Reviews

“The Home Alone storybook, with artful, energetic illustrations by Kim Smith, is a kinder, gentler version of the movie.”—Shelf Awareness

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