The Planet of the Grand Buffoon
From the Series The Little Prince
On this planet, where comedy usually reigns, the Grand Buffoon has sunk into a depression and has forbidden his people to laugh. The Little Prince will soon discover that the Grand Buffoon is under the control of his prime minister, who wants to seize power . . .
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Genre||Fiction, Graphic Novels|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.2|
Illustrator: Élyum Studio
Didier Poli, artistic director, was born in Lyon, France, in 1971. After graduate studies in applied arts, he worked for various animation studios including Disney. He was working as artistic director for the video game company Kalisto Entertainment when he met Manuel Bichebois in 2001 and began drawing Bichebois' graphic novel series L'Enfant de l'orage. At the 2004 Nîmes Festival, Didier Poli received the Bronze Boar prize for young talent. He continues, along with his work on graphic novels, to work regularly in cartoons and video games as a designer and storyboard artist. In June 2010, he founded Élyum Studio with Guillaume Dorison, Jean-Baptiste Hostache, and Xavier Dorison.
Author: Matteo Cerami
Author: Thierry Gaudin
Thierry Gaudin is a writer living in Paris, France. He has written numerous screenplays for TV and a comic book series. He also has directed short films, and he acts, when he has the time.