John Hughes wrote the story and screenplay of Home Alone. He also wrote and directed many popular films for teenagers and adults, including The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller s Day Off. (You re going to love them when you get a little older.) Chris Columbus directed the movie Home Alone. He has also directed many other celebrated family films, including Mrs. Doubtfire and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer s Stone. Kim Smith illustrated this storybook adaptation of Home Alone and, just like Kevin McCallister, she likes to eat giant ice cream sundaes for breakfast! She lives in Alberta, Canada.