The final masterpiece from Tomi Ungerer is a timely, thought-provoking tale of friendship, trust, and hope
“Tomi is a spectacular graphic genius.” -Maurice Sendak
Tomi Ungerer is an icon in the realms of children’s literature and illustration. His work is acclaimed and awarded, and has often been praised by fellow children’s book masters such as Maurice Sendak, Eric Carle, and Shel Silverstein.
In this final tale by the legendary author, Earth is devastated and empty. Everyone has escaped to the moon – except Vasco. Luckily, Vasco has his shadow to guide him, and he finds little green Poco – someone to care for and bring to safety. Nonstop dangers await Vasco and baby Poco at every corner, but Vasco’s shadow rescues and guides them through destroyed cities and apocalyptic landscapes to safety.
A picture book for ages 5-8.