Smurfs: How Much Farther, Papa Smurf? (Hardcover)

Smurfs: How Much Farther, Papa Smurf? By Robb Pearlman, Melanie Demmer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robb Pearlman, Melanie Demmer (Illustrator)


Join the Smurfs, small blue creatures with big personalities, as they journey to see the Blue Moon! This picture book is great to introduce new and old fans to the iconic Smurfs and their adventures, and is perfect for Father’s Day or any day! 

Papa Smurf is excited to lead everyone on an unforgettable trip to see the rare, beautiful Blue Moon! His map will take them up the mountain above the clouds for a great view. Everyone is having a blast and enjoying all the little detours—except Brainy. Brainy just wants to stay on the path and get there already! He can’t stop himself from asking an age-old question: How much farther, Papa Smurf?

From #1 New York Times bestselling duo Robb Pearlman and Melanie Demmer (The Office and Parks and Rec), this funny, poignant story explores the value of patience and savoring ordinary, unexpected moments that become our favorite memories. A whole new generation is falling in love with the Smurfs through their hit show on Nickelodeon, and How Much Farther, Papa Smurf? is a perfect book for these new fans and their families. 

About the Author

Robb Pearlman is a lifelong Smurf fanatic, pop culturalist, and a #1 New York Times best-selling author of over fifty books, including The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary, Parks and Recreation: Leslie for Class President!, Pink Is for Boys, Dolls and Trucks Are for Everyone, Fun with Kirk and Spock, and Groundhog’s Day Off. When he’s not writing, Robb is a publishing professional who serves on the Advisory Board of the MS in Publishing program at Pace University and loves reading on his front porch. Smurf him a visit at

Melanie Demmer is an artist from Michigan and the #1 NYT best-selling illustrator behind The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary and Parks and Recreation: Leslie for Class President!, along with many other works! Melanie enjoys spending time in nature, especially sharing ghost stories and eating s’mores by a campfire. Her favorite childhood treat was blue moon ice cream. Visit her online at

Product Details
ISBN: 9780063077973
ISBN-10: 0063077973
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: April 26th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Smurfs