An NPR Best Book of the Year
"... J Muth's hilarious and gentle masterpiece." -- Neil Gaiman
Alone in his broken spaceship-with no one there to help him-he could remain trappedin space indefinitely!
But soon something strange begins to happen: Tichy's past and future selves appear. And rather than helping one another, they bicker and fight as they crowd into the tiny vessel.Will Tichy stop fighting with himself long enough to save his own life?
This sharply comical story by world-renowned science-fiction writer Stanislaw Lemhas been adapted into a brilliant graphic novel by Caldecott Honor and Eisner Award-winning artist Jon J Muth.
Jon J Muth
Jon J Muth, renowned in the world of graphic novels, won an Eisner Award for his paintings in the graphic novel, The Mystery Play
by Grant Morrison. He’s partnered with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman: The Wake
, Walter and Louise Simonson on Havoc & Wolverine: Meltdown
, and J. M. DeMatteis on Moonshadow
and Silver Surfer
. His enchanting picture books include his Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts
and four companion books featuring Stillwater the Panda. His book The Three Questions
, based on a short story by Tolstoy, was called "quietly life-changing" by the New York Times Book Review
. And the Horn Book
called Jon's Stone Soup
"delicious and satisfying." His exquisitely beautiful books have been translated into more than 15 languages and are cherished by readers of all ages. Jon lives in New York State with his wife and their four children.
Stanisław Lem is an internationally revered Polish writer who has been translated into 41 languages and has sold over 45 million books worldwide. His acclaimed novel, Solaris
, was adapted into a movie starring George Clooney. And Star Diaries
is his popular short story collection from which The Seventh Voyage