By Tom Robbins, Robbins
A Children's publication approximately Beer?
Yes, think it or not—but B Is for Beer is usually a booklet for adults, and take note of 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 ate up 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 approach, through the entire bubbles, burps, and foam, was once a wise, wide-eyed, adventurous kindergartner named Gracie; her distracted mommy; her insensitive dad; her non-conformist uncle; and a paranormal, butt-kicking intruder from a global inside our world.
Populated through the aforementioned characters—and as captivating because it can be subversive—B Is for Beer includes readers, old and young, in a stunning, far-reaching research into the bounds of fact, the transformative powers of kids, and, in fact, the final word that means of a tall, chilly brewski.
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There was an old farm road almost directly across from his front door where we had to let a wire gate down to get into the pasture. I had to go across the pasture for the better part of a mile and a half to reach the house where Uncle Will had lived with Fanny Hawk. As I drove in Josh's yard, two red bone hounds came out to greet me with a great deal of barking and growling. I talked to them all the way to the side door where I knocked. Presently, the man who'd once rescued us from the flood waters presented his jovial face to the screen.
He'd really gone back to the house, so I scampered down the tree, went inside, made the hole I'd stomped in the floor earlier big enough so I could crawl under the house, and started digging furiously. I'd dig for about a half a minute, stick my head up through the floor to make sure nobody had slipped up to watch me through any of the windows, then go back down and dig a little more. The ground was soft and sandy like Uncle Will said it would be. After about two or three minutes, I knew Josh Webster couldn't have run and got back here so quickly.
Then she was gone.