The Planet of Tear-Eaters
From the Series The Little Prince
On this planet, the emotions of the inhabitants nourish giant flowers—the Tear-Eaters—whose enormous petals protect the people from the terrible rain of fire that beats down on the planet every day. When the Little Prince arrives, the Tear-Eaters are in danger . . .
|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||3.4|
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.