The Stuff of Legend

Book 1

By Raicht, Mike & Smith, Brian T & Wilson, Charles Henry

Publishers Summary:
The year is 1944. As Allied forces fight the enemy on Europe’s war-torn beaches, another battle begins in a child’s bedroom in Brooklyn. When the nightmarish Boogeyman snatches a boy and takes him to the realm of the Dark, the child’s playthings, led by the toy soldier known as the Colonel, band together to stage a daring rescue. On their perilous mission they will confront the boy’s bitter and forgotten toys, as well as betrayal in their own ranks. Can they save the boy from the forces of evil, or will they all perish in the process? The Stuff of Legend is a haunting and ultimately redemptive tale of loyalty, camaraderie, and perseverance.This edition includes a brand-new story featuring the Colonel’s war journal, maps, sketches, and other original material!

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ISBN
978-0-34552-100-2
Publisher
Villard


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on July 1, 2010  |  Graphic Novels

Gr 5 Up—Most children can remember losing a favorite toy, but what happens when a group of favorite toys lose their boy? The Colonel and his hastily assembled team of rescuers enter "the Dark"—the mysterious world inside a closet, embarking on a mission to save the child. Once inside, they are up against the nearly unstoppable Boogeyman, a creature mad...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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