The Planet of the Night Globes
From the Series The Little Prince
When the Little Prince arrives on planet Voltaine, the nights are as bright as day, with rings of streetlamps flooding the city. These are supposed to protect the inhabitants from the Globes, strange creatures that only come out at after dark and, it’s said, can to turn people to stone. But is the real problem the streetlamp seller? He’s firing up the fear of the people . . . but to what end?
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Genre||Fiction, Graphic Novels|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™|
|Number of Pages||56|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.6|
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: Christel Gonnard
Christel Gonnard has screenplays for several French animated series to her credit and is a member of the scriptwriting team for the animated series based on Le Petit Prince.