Lizzie is running away. She hates her new house and her new school, so she packs a bag full of peanut butter sandwiches and says goodbye to her family. But when she stumbles upon a mysterious blue box in the woods (that s bigger on the inside!) Lizzie embarks on a much grander journey than she had planned. The box is called the TARDIS and it s piloted by a mysterious woman called the Doctor, who claims to be a time-traveling space alien! Lizzie doesn t like new places, so she asks to be taken home. But when she accidentally drops a peanut butter sandwich down the console, the TARDIS malfunctions, and the Doctor is no longer able to steer! The Doctor and Lizzie embark on a wild adventure through time and space, visiting the Pyramids, dinosaurs, the surface of an alien planet, and more. But will Lizzie be able to get back home? And will she learn that new places aren t so bad after all? Series Overview: The films and TV shows that families love are reimagined as lively, colourful picture books featuring the iconic moments and characters of the original. Simple words are paired with a kid-friendly storybook format that s perfect for bedtime or storytime, plus all-new illustrations done in classic picture book style to make this series a great way for parents to share their pop culture favorites with a new generation. Though the movie and TV versions came first, you ll wonder if they weren t adaptations of these books, instead of the other way around!
AUTHOR: Kim Smith illustrated this storybook adaptation of Doctor Who. She s also the artist behind Home Alone (Quirk, 2015), The X-Files: Earth Children Are Weird (Quirk, 2017), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Quirk, 2017), Back to the Future (Quirk, 2018), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Quirk, 2018), The Karate Kid (Quirk, 2019), and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (Quirk, 2019). She is also the illustrator of Builder Brothers: Big Plans by the Property Brothers (HarperCollins, 2018). Kim graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design. She lives in Alberta, Canada.