Gustav Gloom and the People Taker #1 [NOOK Book]

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Now in paperback! Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro's Gustav Gloom series. Do you know where your shadow is?

Fernie What finds herself lost in the Gloom mansion after her cat appears to have been chased there by its own shadow. Fernie discovers a library full of every book that was never written, a gallery of statues that are just plain awkward, and finds herself at dinner watching her own shadow take part in the feast! Along the way Fernie...
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Gustav Gloom and the People Taker #1

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Overview

Now in paperback! Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro's Gustav Gloom series. Do you know where your shadow is?

Fernie What finds herself lost in the Gloom mansion after her cat appears to have been chased there by its own shadow. Fernie discovers a library full of every book that was never written, a gallery of statues that are just plain awkward, and finds herself at dinner watching her own shadow take part in the feast! Along the way Fernie is chased by the People Taker who is determined to take her to the Shadow Country. It's up to Fernie and Gustav to stop the People Taker before he takes Fernie's family.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101620748
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 11/8/2012
  • Series: Gustav Gloom
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 377,950
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Adam-Troy Castro has said in interviews that he likes to jump genres and styles and has therefore refused to ever stay in place long enough to permit the unwanted existence of a creature that could be called a “typical” Adam-Troy Castro story. As a result, his short works range from the wild farce of his Vossoff and Nimmitz tales to the grim Nebula nominee “Of a Sweet Slow Dance in the Wake of Temporary Dogs.” His twenty prior books include a nonfiction analysis of the Harry Potter phenomenon, four Spider-Man adventures, and three novels about his interstellar murder investigator, Andrea Cort (including a winner of the Philip K. Dick Award, Emissaries from the Dead). Adam’s other award nominations include eight Nebulas, two Hugos, and three Stokers. Adam lives in Florida with his wife, Judi, and three insane cats named Uma Furman, Meow Farrow, and Harley Quinn.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2012

    A great entryway to an exciting new world where shadows are as r

    A great entryway to an exciting new world where shadows are as real as
    the people they look like. Gustav Gloom and Fernie What are well
    rounded characters with a ton to say about just everything. A pleasure
    to read and the illustrations are wonderful! A definite must read for
    kids and adults alike. If you enjoyed the Lemony Snicket series or
    Roald Dahl's children's books, then Castro's Gustav Gloom is for you.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    gustav gloom

    Hi,my name is Sarah.Im 11 years old and love reading.So far Gustav Gloom and the people taker is my second favorite book I would say this book is about a 5 and a 1/2 on a scale from 0 to 10. I really havent put down the book. Its so exiting and full of danger!This book is heart stoping.

    love,
    Sarah

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2014

    Now the truth

    Gustav gloom is one of the best children's book I've ever read. Even though it's a childrens book I really enjoyed it! The book is scary at some parts and really funny! Please read this book its good. Though i recommend it to children under 12. Enjoj!!!! :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2013

    Luv

    It is a very good book so far

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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