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Floridius Bloom and The Planet of Gloom

Average rating
4.2 out of 5
Based on 9 Ratings and 5 Reviews

Book Description
Floridius Bloom has found a source of light on his planet of Gloom and he's not sharing it with anyone. He's even built a wall so that no one else can see it! Of course, Floridius is convinced that he needs it for his prize cherriflox to blossom. Not to mention the fact that he's afraid of the monsters and the wigglyfluffs that lie beyond his wall. But when Floridius meets a curious creature named... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date05/07/2007
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About Lorijo Metz (Author) : When I was two-years-old, legend has it my mother visited an old gypsy woman. How do I know she was old? My mother frequently visited old people; old grocers, old librarians, old friends... When youâ€... more
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About Matt Phelan (Illustrator) : Matt Phelan is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Matt Phelan include The Higher Power of Lucky, Always, Very Hairy Bear. Matt was born and rai... more
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"...Metz's use of playful words speaks to preschoolers' penc...
Reader Comments
6/29/2007 Lorijo Metz said:
Publishers Weekly Review "Is it possible to be too independent? This question is put to the test in a tale that explores how self-sufficiency isn't all it's cracked up to be. The story opens with the title character encased within a well-lit fortress (a brick wall surrounds his home, containing the... more

tags: Connection, Interdependence, Sharing, Friendship

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