Independent production house Kelebek Media has optioned the rights to the book How Winston Delivered Christmas, written and illustrated by Alex T. Smith.
“We are so thrilled to have the opportunity to adapt and expand on this charming, beautifully illustrated story working alongside the incredibly talented Rob Minkoff with his globally impressive track record in leading projects, which have created magic for generations of families,” says Thorpe. “In How Winston Delivered Christmas, Alex has created a delightful feel-good book already loved by children around the world. We can’t wait to collaborate on this beautiful holiday tale together and are super excited that Macmillan Children’s Books announced today that Winston’s next adventure is already in the pipeline.”
The book has sold about 72,000 copies worldwide in only two years and has been translated into a number of different languages.