The Planet of the Tortoise Driver

Book 8

From the Series The Little Prince

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

On this broiling-hot desert planet, only carapodes—wondrous giant tortoises—can safely move around and deliver mail and resources to the lonely cities perched far apart on rocky ledges. And only one person, Arobase, can guide the carapodes. When he decides to leave them to fend for themselves, the whole world starts falling apart . . .

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Graphic Novels
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 56
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.1
Text Type Fiction—Science Fiction/Fantasy
BISACS JUV008040, JUV037000, JUV006000
Dewey 741.5'944
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 530
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156624
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Original artwork

Author: Nicolas Robin

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.