From the Author
My favourite pet slug, Steve. My faithful companion, attentive listener to my woes, avid reader of my prose and unfortunate victim of a fatal lawnmower accident. He inspires me everyday and in every way. His last words to me were, "Elias, finish that children's book."
"Duke & Michel: The Mysterious Corridor?" I asked.
"No," he said, "You finished that one already."
"Jellybean the Dragon?"
"Yes, that one. It'll be a huge success and children everywhere will love it. Also, please eat the lettuce in the fridge before it goes bad."
He then died.
My books are dedicated to him.