By Tom Robbins
A Children's e-book approximately Beer?
Yes, think it or not—but B Is for Beer is usually a publication for adults, and consider that it's the paintings of maverick bestselling novelist Tom Robbins, inter-nationally identified for his skill to either heavily remove darkness from and comically entertain.
Once upon a time (right approximately now) there has been a planet (how approximately this one?) whose population fed on thirty-six billion gallons of beer every year (it's a truth, you could Google it). between these affected, every one in his or her personal manner, by way of all of the bubbles, burps, and foam, was once a sensible, wide-eyed, adventurous kindergartner named Gracie; her distracted mommy; her insensitive dad; her non-conformist uncle; and a paranormal, butt-kicking intruder from an international inside of our global.
Populated by means of the aforementioned characters—and as fascinating because it should be subversive—B Is for Beer contains readers, old and young, in a shocking, far-reaching research into the bounds of truth, the transformative powers of kids, and, after all, the final word that means of a tall, chilly brewski.
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A trip? Where? How? My mommy…” “Don’t worry. We ’re going far away, but we ’ll be back before you know it. Here. ” Ever obedient, Gracie grasped the wand between her thumb and index ﬁnger, but it wasn’t easy to hold on to, it being not much bigger than a tadpole ’s tail. Nevertheless, she felt herself being pulled upright from the bed. Whoa! Easy now! With increasing speed, her body was rising toward the ceiling. ” shouted the Beer Fairy—and from the yippee and wahoo exuberance in her voice, anybody could tell it was one of the Beer Fairy’s favorite sayings.
In the kitchen, she was turning in circles, like a dog looking for a soft place to lie down. Her tummy felt like a washer set on Spin Dry. Her heart felt like a balloon from which the air was leaking. Her brain felt like her gums feel after a visit to the dentist. She was too hurt to stamp her feet or throw things, too angry to weep. She knew she had to do something, though, or else she would just curl up in a knot and die. Eventually, she found herself standing at the refrigerator. Yanking open the door, Gracie suddenly was face to face with a beverage shelf fully stocked with Pepsi cola and beer.
At ﬁrst, it looked to be a dragonﬂy, standing on its hind legs, if dragonﬂies can be said to have hind legs, but it was pacing to and fro and anybody who’s paid attention knows that dragonﬂies can’t walk. Furthermore, it was tapping steadily, purposefully, on Gracie ’s breastbone with a front leg—or something resembling a leg—as if to get her attention. The thing was only slightly taller than a birthday candle, and had translucent wings that shimmered like moonlight on a barrel of rainwater. ” Obviously, she wasn’t expecting an answer.