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By Walter Moers

A fantastical new comedian event from the writer of the overseas best–seller, The 131/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear.
In a global 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 stumble upon the main enormous 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 speaking horse, or even his personal self. Having made a guess with dying for not anything under his existence and soul, Gustave needs to commute 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, totally mesmerizing story.

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But you know, we haven’t totally gotten away yet,” Shay said. ” Shay looked at her and frowned. “Not that. ” Tally laughed softly. “Okay. ” Shay scanned the river. “Looks a little clearer now. ” Shay pulled a hoverboard from under a bush. “You’ve got a board, right? ” “No, I . . hey, wait. ” Anything that flew had minders all over it. Shay laughed. “That’s the oldest trick in the book. ” Tally shrugged. ” Another hovercar had come into view, cruising down the river just above the height of the bridges.

Here in Cleopatra Park there were plenty of those. After a few rotations, Tally found herself being lowered to the grass by her wrists, dizzy but in one piece. indd 31 12/16/10 10:25 AM S COT T W E S T E R F ELD Shay cruised up, banking her hoverboard to an elegant stop as if she’d been born on one. ” Tally pulled off one crash bracelet and rubbed her wrist. It was turning red, and her fingers felt weak. The bracelet was heavy and solid in her hand. Crash bracelets had to have metal inside, because they worked on magnets, the way the boards did.

Ugly faces were always asymmetrical; neither half looked exactly like the other. So the first thing the morpho software did was take each side of your face and double it, like holding a mirror right down the middle, creating two examples of perfect symmetry. Already, both of the symmetrical Shays looked better than the original. ” “Why do I have to be symmetrical? ” Tally groaned. “That’s a sign of childhood stress. ” “Gee, I wouldn’t want to look stressed,” Shay snorted, and pointed at the wilder-looking face.

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