Gustav Gloom and the People Taker #1

Gustav Gloom and the People Taker #1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448483283
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/15/2014
Series: Gustav Gloom Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 846,732
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About 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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Gustav Gloom and the People Taker #1 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!!!! :)