A Glance Backward, Hardback Book

A Glance Backward Hardback


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"Paquet and Sandoval together offer up agorgeously illustrated, nightmarish dreamscape of a young boy experiencingtraumatic emotional turmoil." - Booklist(Starred)Eleven-year-old Pepe's worldturns inside-out when he finds himself pulled inside the walls of his own home,seemingly trapped in a strange and surreal place.

As he searches for a way out,he discovers a myriad of strange, intriguing, and frightening characters, whoultimately lead him to complete the greatest journey of them all: growingup. A fantastical trip through a strangelandscape that explores the changing perspective of a young boy facingadulthood.

As surreal as Alice in Wonderland, with a powerful truth underneathit all.

This beautifully illustrated, watercolored tale will make readers longfor the simplicity of youth while embracing the wonderful complexities ofadulthood: RESPONSIBILITY, LOVE, CONSEQUENCE, and ultimately the shocking,inevitable realities of LIFE and DEATH.

Written by Pierre Paquet, this honestportrayal of a moment from his own life will take readers to a land ofcontemplation and adventure.