By Walter Moers
A fantastical new comedian experience from the writer of the foreign best–seller, The 131/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear.
In a global among legend and dream, in a time among adolescence and maturity, Walter Moers narrates the exhilarating adventures of 12–year–old Gustave, a boy who aspires to be an exceptional artist. yet first, Gustave needs to pit himself opposed to giants and a Siamese dual twister. he'll additionally stumble upon the main big of All Monsters, rescue a gorgeous damsel from a dragon, traverse a woodland swarming with evil spirits, navigate a Galactic Gully, and meet a dream princess, a speaking horse, or even his personal self. Having made a bet with dying for not anything lower than 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 winning illustrator of the nineteenth century, Walter Moers has once more created a wondrous, completely mesmerizing story.
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