French Imports

Stuart Ng Books is the largest importer of French Bande Dessinee (and related art books) in the United States. We select and stock new titles and current releases and source them directly from the French publishers and distributors. We carry the most mainstream publishers such as Casterman, Dargaud, And Dupuis, to boutique publishers such as Comix Buro, Stardom and Bruno Graff. We also buy and sell used, secondhand, and collectible Bande Dessinee and related art books from collectors here and abroad.

 
Near Fine (mild cover wear otherwise new and unread), Miguel Cusso, Jordi Bernet, Cusso, Miguel, Bernet, Jordi, Peplum, 1990, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

Out of print. Bernet illustrated this science-fiction time travel series in the late 1970s/early '80s for the German market. This is the French edition.

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Jean-Baptiste Thoret, Bruno, Thoret, Jean-Baptiste, Bruno, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2016, 1st, 9782803636945, 7.75 inches, 5.5 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Bruno illustrates this 70-page comic book history of "The New Hollywood. From Easy Rider to Apocalypse Now." A volume in "The Little BD-teque of...

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Bernard Seret, Julien Sole, Seret, Bernard, Sole, Julien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brussels, Le Lombard, 2016, 1st, 9782803635009, 7.75 inches, 5.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Julien Sole created an entire sketchbook about sharks, so he was a natural choice to render this lively illustrated lecture by a world renown shark...

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Jose Luis Munuera, Munuera, Jose Luis, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2010, 1st, 9782205064537, 11.75 inches, 8.8 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the artist of Navis, a comic with wild action and sight gags. From the publisher: It's difficult to be a peaceful wolf in the Middle Ages......

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Jul
Jul, Jul, Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2014, 1st, 9782205072785, 12.6 inches, 9.5 inches, 46 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

From the publisher: Silex and the City, a humor series that deals with the debates of our contemporary society! Terrorist threats, hostage-taking,...

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 1st, 9782800144108, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Nykko, Nicolas Bannister, Nykko, Bannister, Nicolas, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2010, 1st, 9782800146737, 10.6 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A funny, action-packed wordless graphic novel for kids... and adults! Bannister is a French illustrator, comic book artist and animation character designer....

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Monsieur Le Chien, Monsieur Le Chien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Fluide Glacial, 2016, 1st, 9782352076827, 10.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Man in the (Burlap) Mask. The very darkly humorous misadventures of a bumbling serial killer and kidnapper. Very French. Editor's Note: Women are...

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Idefix Box 1 (ID01+ID04+ID05)
  $20.00
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Very Fine in a Very Fine box, Attakus, 2016

Obelix's adorable dog from the pages of Asterix, in PVC. A box of 3 figurines. 4 cm high.

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Escales
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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Very Fine, Paris, Cornelius, 2006, 1st, 2-915492-00-X, 8.25 inches, 11 inches, 64 pages, two-color illustrations, softcover, color wraps, French

Back in stock at a lower price! A fictional travel sketchbook by Nicolas de Crecy. These pages are full of characters on the departure. Hoping to...

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Tanger Carnets
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Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Very Fine, Paris, Cornelius, 2004, 1st, 2-915492-01-8, 8.25 inches, 11 inches, 48 pages, black & white, 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, French

Back in stock at a lower price! A beautiful collection of sketches and drawings from a trip to Tangiers by Dupuy & Berberian in May 2001. This exotic...

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Lisbonne Carnets
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Philippe Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Dupuy, Charles Berberian, Philippe, Very Fine, Cornelius, Paris, 2001, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, French

Back in stock at a lower price! A beautiful collection of sketches and drawings from a trip to Lisbon by Dupuy & Berberian in May 2001. Lisbon, the...

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Yann, Didier Conrad, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Very Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 2000, 1st, 287129285X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first printing of this album from 2000. Mac tries to break Alix from her spell at the same time as her spy-masters try to retrieve her. The end of the...

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Yann, Didier Conrad, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Limited to 8000 copies, Fine, Paris, Dargaud, 1994, 1st, 287129092X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The first printing of this album from 1994. This is first edition/printing has a different cover than the reprint.

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Yann, Didier Conrad, Yann, Conrad, Didier, Near Fine (light corner wear), Paris, Dargaud, 1995, 1st, 287129089X, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 44 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This first printing has a special glow-in-the-dark cover!

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Pieter de Pootere, de Pootere, Pieter, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Grenoble, Glenat, 2017, 1st, 978-2344024386, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

English title: Dickie Kid: The Little Peasant The latest volume in this popular European series: the wordless adventures of a hapless everyman: now...

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Nob
Dad, Tome 3: Les nerfs à vif
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Nob, Nob, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 201, 1st, 978-2800167008, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Dad: Raw Nerves" is the third volume of this series about a single father raising four daughters, by Nob, the creator of Mamette. From the publisher:...

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Nob
Dad, Tome 4: Star à domicile
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Nob, Nob, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2017, 1st, 9782800167008, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"Dad: A Star at Home" is the fourth volume of this series about a single father raising four daughters, by Nob, the creator of Mamette. From the...

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Benjamin Renner, Renner, Benjamin, Very Fine, Paris, Delcourt, 2017, 1st, 978-2-7560-9880-7, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

The Big Bad Fox Scribble Book From the publisher: A magnificent activity book, to collect and leave pristine... or to scribble in without counting the...

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Joann Sfar, Sfar, Joann, Very Fine, Paris, Gallimard, 2010, 1st, 9782070626786, 8.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 72 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

Mr. Crocodile - a little hungry - by Joann Sfar. Monsieur Crocodile wakes up hungry and goes in search of a meal. It's not as easy as it sounds: his...

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Fuzz & Pluck - French Edition
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Ted Stearn, Stearn, Ted, Very Fine, Paris, Cornelius, 2000, 1st, 2909990478, 10.25 inches, 7.325 inches, 102 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

See what kind of production values the French put into their comics. Beautiful printing on heavy uncoated stock. Here is the French edition of Ted...

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Michel Hutt, Annette Marnat, Hutt, Michel, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, Trouville sur Mer, Ah! Éditions, 2016, 1st, 9791094830109, 9 inches, 6.75 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, French

English title: The Ecological Investigations of Jean-Bernard and Miss Turtle: Do Not Lather! From the publisher: Jean-Bernard the badger may have a...

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Belladone, Tome 2: Maxime
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Ange, Pierre Alary, Ange, Alary, Pierre, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2005, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Marie and Maxime pursue the would-be assassin of Louis XIV who escaped them at the end of Tome 1. Like the first volume, this volume has several great...

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Bunny!
  $20.00
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Stan Manoukian, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, Stan Manoukian, Paris, 2017, 1st, 8.2 inches, 8.2 inches, 42 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"A Vegan Story written & illuminated by Stan Manoukian." Text in English & French. Stan Manoukian is a French artist based in Paris. He...

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Meelo's Big Adventure
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Stan Manoukian, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, Stan Manoukian, Paris, 2016, 1st, 8.2 inches, 8.2 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

"An epic story written & illuminated by Stan Manoukian." Text in English & French. With 6 pages of Stan's pencil drawings. Stan Manoukian...

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Lastman, Tome 11
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2018, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 216 pages, black & white with 15 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second is extremely unlikely to...

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Lastman Stories: Soir de Match
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Bastien Vivès, Alexis Bacci Leveille, Vivès, Alexis Bacci Leveille, Bastien, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2018, 7 inches, 5 inches, 208 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, French

Bastien Vives and Alexis Bacci Leveille deliver this wild, action heavy Lastman story. From the publisher: With Lastman Stories, discover a little...

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Lastman, Tome 12
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Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Balak, Michael Sanlaville, Bastien Vives, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Casterman/KSTR, 2019, 1st, 9782203186118, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 224 pages, black & white with 14 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, French

You may have read the first six-volume story arc of this manga-inspired action adventure series in English. Since First Second Books is extremely unlikely...

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Walking Cat Tome 1
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Tomo Kitaoka, Kitaoka, Tomo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Paris, Kana, 2020, 1st, 9782505085188, 7.2 inches, 5 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, French

I was intrigued by this manga and I bet you are too. Believe it or not, it's never been published in English. From the publisher: Since the zombies...

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 1st, 8.25 inches, 15.75 inches, color

A limited edition promotional print produced by the publisher of Blacksad, Dargaud. A beautiful color print on heavy mat stock.

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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

A limited edition promotional print produced by the publisher of Blacksad, Dargaud. A beautiful color print on heavy mat stock.

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Blacksad Promotional Print: Fin
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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Fine, Dargaud, Paris, 2020, 1st, 15.75 inches, 11.8 inches, color

A limited edition promotional print produced by the publisher of Blacksad, Dargaud. A beautiful color print on heavy mat stock.

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Les Rencontres Chaland 2008
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Very Good+ (mild wear, very flat, tight, clean), Les Amis d'Yves Chaland Association, Nerac, 2008, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 16 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

A program for a convention devoted to Yves Chaland and his work. Yves Chaland timeline. Profiles of the guest artists.

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Dr. Ben Cine & D. (2)
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1987, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Beautiful clear line illustrations by Swarte. One page comic strips from the Dutch weekly Vrij Nederland. March 1979-April 1980. Text in French.

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Passi, Messa! Tome 2
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1985, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 3
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Futuropolis, Paris, 1986, 1st, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Passi, Messa! Tome 4
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1989, 1st, 9782737626524, 6.75 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 122 black & white panel cartoons, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Passi, Messa! is Joost Swarte's "reflections on human life on our planet. A guide for a well organized life." Beautiful clear line illustrations by...

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Dante's Paradiso Postcard Set
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Fine in Very Fine folder, Paris, Moebius Production, 2021, 6 inches, 4 inches, 18 color illustrations

Here, in a handy postcard format, are Moebius' 18 magnificent color illustrations created in 1999 for Edizioni Nuages' edition of Dante's Paradiso (La...

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Wilfried Lupano, Virginie Augustin, Lupano, Wilfried, Augustin, Virginie, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2007, 1st, 12.7 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"This critical and popular success is THE series that revealed to the public Virginie Augustin, alongside Wilfrid Lupano." This is the third of four...

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Fabien Vehlmann, Yoann, Vehlmann, Fabien, Yoann, Very Fine, Dupuis, Marcinelle, 2013, 9782800154343, 11.8 inches, 8.6 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

After trying out several creative teams, it appears Spirou and Fantasio has settled in with Vehlmann writing and Yoann drawing, which is fine by me because...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2015, 1st, 9782369811404, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 30 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme ( Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique ) and this current series about a bright little girl is a...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2016, 1st, 978-2369811688, 2369811684, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme ( Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique ) and this current series about a bright little girl is a...

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Le Pere des Etoiles
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Sebastien Piquet, Piquet, Sebastien, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dargaud, Paris, 2016, 1st, 6.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Sebastien Piquet is a French artist working at Dreamworks Animation Studios by day and on this French comic strip at night. "Le Pere des Etoiles" (a...

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Olivier Le Bellec, Vincent Odin, Le Bellec, Olivier, Odin, Vincent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Delcourt, Paris, 2016, 1st, 11.6 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The Investigations of Commissioner Crassoulet. A series on one-page comic strips and cartoons with lively watercolored artwork by Vincent Odin who has been...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Rue De Sevres, Paris, 2017, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Pin a Wild Child." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en Atlantique) and...

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Violaine Troffigué, Annette Marnat, Troffigué, Violaine, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Flammarion, Paris, 2015, 9782081344358, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Annette Marnat illustrates this children's book on the Alsace region of France. In northeastern France bordering Germany and Switzerland, it has a mix of...

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Fabrice Parme, Parme, Fabrice, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Rue De Sevres, 2018, 1st, 978-2369813002, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

"How to Freeze the Loch Ness Monster." The latest volume of Astrid Bromure! We've sold several previous books by Fabrice Parme (Ovni, Spirou: Panique en...

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Monstre a peur des monstres
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Séverine Gauthier, Stan Manoukian, Gauthier, Séverine, Manoukian, Stan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Glenat, 2019, 1st, 978-2344031230, 8 inches, 10.5 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new must-see series that features adorable little monsters! We talk a lot about monsters ... they come out at night and sleep during the day. Thus,...

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