When the sun goes out, a brave astronaut must save the galaxy! Enjoy video game level excitement with cool characters on an action packed quest!
What would you do if the sun went out? The brave astronaut Topo leaves his space station to save the day! He must search the universe to discover how to relight the sun before everything freezes forever!
Now his mission is to travel to the farthest planet to retrieve the mythic Galactic Flame. If he succeeds, then he can return to set the sun ablaze. But what strange creatures lurk in his path? Accompany this inventive hero and his amusing robot friends as they have fun rescuing the galaxy.
Here science fiction combines with colorfully animated illustrations to convey the message that everyone can make a difference! The brave astronaut Topo (Spanish for “mole”) stars in this out of this world adventure, created by the talented design team DGPH. Collectors of limited edition vinyl toys and fans of anime, manga, and plush characters like the Uglydolls, will adore Topo and his cute crew.
Space Cadet Topo is “Star Trek” excitement that will entrance early elementary readers. Plus adults, who are kids at heart and enjoy pop culture art, will admire DGPH’s engaging style and boundless imagination. Teachers and librarians will like how this tale holds students’ attentions and inspires them to draw and create their own stories.
"What an engaging story, with crisp artwork, charming characters, and a noble hero! After reading this fanciful adventure, I hope young Space Cadets will be inspired to learn more about stars, outer space, and the amazing universe around them!"
- Bing F. Quock, Assistant Director, Morrison Planetarium, California Academy of Sciences
"Space Cadet Topo has to turn the sun back on and save the galaxy from freezing to death in this picture book by DGPH...The digitally mastered illustrations create a galaxy...full of twists, turns, and traps one would expect to find in classic platform video games." - School Library Journal
“Designer toy collectors will recall seeing Topo in vinyl form...Now, adults, kids, grandparents, animals...they'll all enjoy reading (or hearing) about the Intergalactic Mole. The sci-fi tale features 36 pages of indelible entertainment, with brilliant artwork and an enjoyable story.” – Plastic and Plush
“Indeed, like all of Immedium's books, Space Cadet Topo is an excellent option for parents tired of the repackaged cartoon episode books that fill most bookstores and Scholastic order forms. It passed the key test: My son begged me to read it again after we finished.” – Super Punch
“Those wise owls at Immedium sure know how to spot a cute book when they see one. The latest from them is Space Cadet Topo And The Day The Sun Turned Off, which is a tale of him saving the solar system with his sidekick Tinny Bot. Perfect for little kids or cute-loving bigger kids!” – SuperCuteKawaii
“Immedium is really on a roll. They keep puttin' out books by some of my favorite artists! The newest addition to their lineup is by the awesome Argentinian design duo DGPH. DGPH's Space Cadet Topo is an adventure story filled with super cute illustrations and my favorite little Mole, Topo…The books that Immedium publishes are my favorite - they perfectly pair great stories with art by some of the world's best illustrators. The books appeal to kids, parents, and collectors alike!” – Tokyo Bunnie
‘Space Cadet Topo is a fun-packed, enjoyable and incredibly imaginative tale of against all odds valor that takes you on an amazing journey of galactic proportions…This is a roller-coaster of a book. The story bolts you in and the illustrations take you on this amazing ride through space as our hero tries to save the universe. At times throughout the book I felt as if I were immersed in a video-game game; climbing through mazes, discovering new characters, testing my abilities…The crisp illustrations are littered with so many fun elements that will have kids (and adults) reading this story over and over again, each time discovering something new.”- I Like Characters