After the accident plunges his sister into a deep coma, Flavien discovers a magical world under a hospital bed.
A disturbing mist ravages the kingdom and a sleeping princess in this faraway world could be the key to saving his sister.
Accompanied by a strange creature, the young boy undertakes an epic and dreamlike quest, full of adventures and riddles. His goal is to defeat The Scarred One, an evil being whose scars reflect the darkest nightmares, and to free the Underworld Kingdom whose lands are divided between Light, Shadow, and Dusk.
Raphaël Panarisi is a bookseller by training and has had a passion for literature, especially fantasy, since early childhood. He thus imagines an “underworld”, inspired by the greatest classics of imaginary literature and, as a dreamer at heart, he likes to believe that a little magic in this world is always welcome.
Key Sales Points
– A thrilling story that will appeal to children and make them rediscover the classics of fantasy literature, such as Alice in Wonderland and the Wizard of Oz, or the Never-ending Story.
– A mysterious, intriguing and unforgettable world to stimulate the imagination and makes readers want to know more.
– A lively tale that gently and skillfully addresses sensitive subjects, including the hospitalization of a loved one.