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Gustav Gloom and the People Taker - Adam-Troy Castro, Kristen Margiotta
Gustav Gloom and the People Taker
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Enter an exciting new world of shadows from Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro. Meet Gustav Gloom.Fernie What finds herself lost in the Gloom mansion after her cat appears to have been chased there by its own shadow. Fernie discovers a library full of every book that was never written, a gallery... show more
Enter an exciting new world of shadows from Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro. Meet Gustav Gloom.Fernie What finds herself lost in the Gloom mansion after her cat appears to have been chased there by its own shadow. Fernie discovers a library full of every book that was never written, a gallery of statues that are just plain awkward, and finds herself at dinner watching her own shadow take part in the feast!Along the way Fernie is chased by the People Taker who is determined to take her to the Shadow Country. It's up to Fernie and Gustav to stop the People Taker before he takes Fernie's family.Featuring a unique cover and beautifully dark full-page illustrations by Kristen Margiotta, Gustav Gloom is sure to be a hit with fans who love a little darkness in their lives.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780448458335 (0448458330)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
Series: Gustav Gloom (#1)
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deborahmarkus7
deborahmarkus7 rated it
4.0 Gustav Gloom and the People Taker
Thank you, Adam-Troy Castro, for writing a children's book that breaks rules, even rules I agree with, and still makes it work.The Rules:1. Oh, look! A book called "Gustav Gloom"! Boys will read it because the main character is named Gustav. Girls will read it because it looks great and, hey, they'r...
NLSobon
NLSobon rated it
I don’t read a lot of Middle Grade books, but this one looked interesting, and I couldn’t wait to dive into it when I received it through the GoodReads First Reads program. Gustav Gloom and the People Taker pulled me in almost instantly, and I couldn’t help but to lose myself within the pages. A hum...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0
pretty cute-I'm hoping the pics are in color and not just pencil.
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0 Gustav Gloom and the People Taker
pretty cute-I'm hoping the pics are in color and not just pencil.
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