By Jordan Crane
An all-ages classic.
This gorgeously packaged (yet cheap) children's fable has turn into an fast vintage due to the fact its unique hardcover liberate in 2005, in addition to a perennial bestseller for Fantagraphics in 3 hardcover printings. This paperback variation comprises 5 new pages now not incorporated previously.
The Clouds Above is a rip-roaring event a couple of child named Simon, who skips tuition someday along with his cat, Jack. They climb a magic staircase major skyward, stumble upon a tragic cloud named Perch and get combined up in a clash concerning him, a few nasty typhoon clouds and an irritable flock of birds. Will they make again domestic appropriately in time for faculty tomorrow?
This incredible, full-color picture novel doubles as a wondrous children's e-book, recalling such classics as Where the Wild issues Are, The Wizard of Oz and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, with its depiction of an exquisite international that lurks simply round the nook from fact and that purely kids be aware of exists. 224 pages of full-color
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It’s starting already. Don’t you seE? I’m supPosed to be the guardian of this world, but there’s nothing here to guard against. What’s the point? The point is to serve the lord God, Lucifer—to do whatever He wants. What does it matTer what He asks, or why? Lucifer, listen … 41 You’re telLing me you’d be hapPy to sit on a cloud and strum a harp if He asked you? To hang up that fancy armor and put away your weapons, waste alL that talent He made you with? Without question. Wouldn’t you? I don’t know.
Yes, my Lord. 32 Lucifer, as you know, you are to be the guardian of all this. And what’s next. My Lord. Ready? 33 Let us make mankind in our image, in our likenesS … 34 …so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky … … and over alL the creatures that move along the ground. So they may rule over alL? GuesS what’s misSing. PFFF F 35 Hi. Hello there. Shhh. Hi there, My son. 36 rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.
What’s the point? The point is to serve the lord God, Lucifer—to do whatever He wants. What does it matTer what He asks, or why? Lucifer, listen … 41 You’re telLing me you’d be hapPy to sit on a cloud and strum a harp if He asked you? To hang up that fancy armor and put away your weapons, waste alL that talent He made you with? Without question. Wouldn’t you? I don’t know. Lucifer … We’ve known about His plan to make alL this for a while now, and it’s given me time to think. I wonder … I wonder if we might sugGest an alternative plan.
The Clouds Above by Jordan Crane