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Three shadows

Author: Cyril Pedrosa
Publisher: New York : First Second, April 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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When three spectral figures come for Louis and Lise's son, Louis refuses to let the boy die without trying to prevent it, so he and his family embark on a journey to the ends of the earth, fleeing death.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Cartoons and comics
Comic books, strips, etc. Fiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cyril Pedrosa
ISBN: 9781596432390 159643239X
OCLC Number: 166378114
Description: 268 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Trois ombres.
Responsibility: by Cyril Pedrosa ; translated by Edward Gauvin.
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When three spectral figures come for Louis and Lise's son, Louis refuses to let the boy die without trying to prevent it, so he and his family embark on a journey to the ends of the earth, fleeing death.

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Country life is simple and sweet for young Joachim and his parents, Louis and Lise-filled with cozy winter nights, lazy summer days, and, always, the chores associated with running the orchards. One Read more...

 
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Beautiful art, wonderful story

by tiamatq (WorldCat user published 2009-02-06) Excellent Permalink

This hefty little book only takes about an hour to read, and it's so worth it!  Cyril Pedrosa's artwork is incredible.  Each panel feels full of movement; it's easy for the images to come to life.  The characters are cartoonish, yet they convey muscle and hair and sometimes just overall...
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