Wax on, wax off! The classic movie about a boy and his karate teacher is now a fun picture book for the whole family! When The Karate Kid appeared in theaters in 1984, its heartwarming story of an unlikely friendship between a bullied boy and the Japanese maintenance man in his new apartment building became an instant classic. Now the beloved film is reimagined as a cute and colorful picture book, with charming illustrations by Kim Smith. This timeless story of overcoming the odds will delight kids, their parents, and anyone who has ever had that one special teacher. The The Karate Kid: The Classic Illustrated Hardcover Book is a must have! The 40 page book measures about 11 3/10-inches tall x 9 3/10-inches wide.