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Castle in the stars

Author: Alex Alice; Anne Collins Smith; Owen Smith
Publisher: New York : First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press, 2017-
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on 19th-century romanticism and the themes of Jules Verne's classics in a fantastical graphic novel adventure that imagines what may have happened if humanity's space race had occurred a century earlier, in a tale told through the experiences of the husband and son of a missing balloonist.
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Genre/Form: Steampunk comics
Action and adventure comics
Science fiction comics
Fantasy comics
Historical comics
Graphic novels
Juvenile fiction
Comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Alice; Anne Collins Smith; Owen Smith
ISBN: 9781626724938 1626724938 9781626724945 1626724946
OCLC Number: 1004394195
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "Originally published in 2014 in French by Rue de Sèvres as Le château des étoiles - 1869: La conquête de l'espace - volume I"--Title page verso of Book 1.
Description: volumes : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Book 1. The space race of 1869 --
Book. 2. The moon king.
Other Titles: Chateau des etoiles.
Responsibility: Alex Alice ; English translation by Anne and Owen Smith.

Abstract:

What if man journeyed into space in 1869, not 1969? In search of the mysterious element known as aether, Claire Dulac flew her hot-air balloon toward the edge of our stratosphere - and never returned.

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"A terrific adventure story." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2017"Lushly painted scenes, an abundance of banter among the young heroes, and plenty of action and Read more...

 
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