Jakub Čermák, Magdalena Rutová / Into Space!

An intergalactic voyage aboard a starship made of six skewer sticks... Into Space! is the story of  a courageous boy named Bedřich, his first mate, Bear, and his friend, Robot, who set out in search of great adventure. Together, they escape dangerous space storms and black holes, find new friends, embark on a mission to rescue the beautiful princess, Needle, and valiantly fight the pirate of the cosmic void, prince Pin.

The cosmic voyage in eighty quatrains was written by poet, director and songwriter, Jakub Čermák, images were acquired by Magdalena Rutová. Characterized by somber moments and unfettered humor, this amusing book draws on the poetry of objects both found and described.

210x290 | 56 pages | 2017 | 240 Kč Kč | Baohemia | buy now

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