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This book would be a perfect way to start a grandparent/ grandchild bookclub. The author cleverly weaves an inter-generational fantasy that isdelightful.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
By Susan Malmon March 28, 2016
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Just love this story
MEET HENRY P. AND FALL IN LOVE WITH HIM!
By JACQUELINE S. WILLIAMS on August 11, 2015
WRITTEN FOR MIDDLE GRADE CHILDREN, WHO WILL LOVE IT , I BELIEVE. THEY WILL FALL I N LOVE WITH THE MAIN CHARACTER, HENRY P. AND WILL WANT TO KEEPREADING UNTIL THEY FIND OUT HOW THINGS WORK OUT FOR HIM. THEY WILL ALSOLOVEHENRY'S FRIEND WALLY AND HIS FAMILY AND WILL BE INTRIGUED BYTHECHARACTERS HENRY MEETS IN THE FOREST WHICH BECOMES HIS NEW HOME. ASARETIRED TEACHER, I THOUGHT ABOUT SOME OF MY CHILDREN AND HOW THEYWOULDREACT TO THE STORY. KUDOS TO MR VAN ALSTYNE. I LOOK FORWARD TOTHESEQUEL.
4.0 out of 5 stars A really fun romp through the world of faeries and cooking
By readbot5000 on February 16, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
A really fun romp through the world of faeries and cooking. Van Alstynehas written a book that will delight parents and children alike, andwill open up a great discussion about the world around you. Very fun.
5.0 out of 5 stars I thought the book was wonderful, whimsical and magical
By Julia Simpson on November 23, 2015
I thought the book was wonderful, whimsical and magical. It reminded meof so many nutty children's writers--Roald Dahl and others. Trulymagical. Adults will like this too.
5.0 out of 5 stars Seems to be a great writer along with a fabulous editor
By William L Schubert, Jr on September 12, 2016
Seems to be a great writer along with a fabulous editor. Thank you for taking the time to write.
From the Back Cover
After forty five years of working at Brackmeyer Sweets, one of thelargest factories in all of Germany, master pastry chef -extraordinaire, Henry Peppermint Twist is forced to retire and live out the rest of his days in a retirement home in the countryside.
But unbeknownst to Henry, and the other elderly people before him, his stay there will be a short one; for he soon comes face to face with a peculiar little manwho will lead him on one of the the most scrumptious journeys of alifetime.