When The Karate Kid appeared in theaters in 1984, its heartwarmingstory of an unlikely friendship between a bullied boy and his karateteacher won over audiences and inspired children across Americato take up martial arts. Now this beloved film is reimagined as aPop Classics picture book, with Kim Smith's bright and kid-friendlyillustrations capturing all of the story's iconic moments. Young Danielmoves to a new town and becomes the target of bullies from thelocal karate dojo Cobra Kai. Hoping to win the upcoming karatetournament, Daniel begs his neighbor Mr. Miyagi to help himtrain. Mr. Miyagi reluctantly agrees. But he becomes more than justDaniel's sensei by teaching him lessons about patience, balance, andhard work along the way. This timeless story about finding innerstrength will enchant children, their parents, and anyone who hasever had that one special teacher.