By Tomi Ungerer
48 Pages, 11.5" x 8.25", Hardcover
Published x Phaidon
This book, the final masterpiece from Tomi Ungerer, is a timely, thought-provoking tale of friendship, trust, and hope – originally conceived for readers aged 5-8, this is also a must-read for all fans of the artist's iconic work
"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. Nonstop, the legendary children’s book author's last picture book, sends a powerful message to help guide us through trying times.