By Walter Moers
A fantastical new comedian event from the writer of the overseas best–seller, The 131/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear.
In an international among legend and dream, in a time among youth and maturity, Walter Moers narrates the exhilarating adventures of 12–year–old Gustave, a boy who aspires to be an excellent artist. yet first, Gustave needs to pit himself opposed to giants and a Siamese dual twister. he'll additionally come across the main colossal of All Monsters, rescue a gorgeous damsel from a dragon, traverse a wooded area swarming with evil spirits, navigate a Galactic Gully, and meet a dream princess, a conversing horse, or even his personal self. Having made a guess with loss of life for not anything below his lifestyles and soul, Gustave needs to shuttle from the earth to the moon and again in one evening. utilizing drawings from the paintings of Gustave Doré, the main profitable illustrator of the nineteenth century, Walter Moers has once more created a wondrous, completely spell binding story.
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Oh, I got a B in biology. See you for dinner. xx y y 40 y y The meal was lovely last night, Claire. Did you get the recipe for those potatoes from Gran? They were just like hers. And I forgot to tell you—that island was one of the islands of Indonesia. We took you there when you were nine because your father had research to do. It was just before we decided to separate. I’m surprised you remember. It’s funny what your children remember of you. I remember that my mom made delicious potatoes and that she used to draw pictures with us when we got home from school.
Anyway, everything will be ﬁne, so please stop worrying. There’s really nothing to worry about. Love, Mom. y y 28 y y Good luck at the doctor’s today with your thing. Sorry I can’t come with you, Mom . . y y 29 y y I have another appointment next week, honey. Do you want to come with me? 4:30pm Monday—if you could get home from school by 4 we could go over together. See if you can make it. Love, Mom. y y 30 y y Babysitting tonight, Mom. Gotta run!!! I can’t ﬁnd my key. Will you be home to let me in?
Pleeeeeeeeaaaaaaaase? I wanted to get these boots but I haven’t got quite enough. I’ll cook ALL NEXT WEEK! xox y y 33 y y I’m sorry, Mom! I thought I could come with you, but I have this thing at school. Good luck with the doctor! Let me know how it goes . . xox y y 34 y y Mom?????? Where are you???? I waited for ages and I thought you’d be home. I called the hospital, but they said you hadn’t come back to work after your appointment. I even called Dad to see if he knew anything. Not that he ever knows where you are.