Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Is Getting a Picture Book Adaptation


Dans Paper reported, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial by Steven Spielberg is getting a picture book adaptation for its 35 year anniversary. Kim Smith will illustrate while Quirk Books will publish it on  October 31.

You can read the synopsis of the book below:

When E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in theaters thirty-five years ago, the film enchanted millions of kids and surpassed Star Wars to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. Now the blockbuster movie is an illustrated storybook, with colorful retro-style illustrations courtesy of Kim Smith. It’s a story you can’t help but love: After E.T. is stranded on Earth, he takes refuge with Elliott, a lonely boy in need of a friend . . . and together they find a way to send E.T. back home. Along the way, they learn important lessons about courage, friendship, and the power of the imagination. It’s the perfect read-along story for children, their parents, and millions of E.T. fans everywhere!