Ink DrinkerBook - 1996
Book lovers everywhere will adore this twist on an old tale: This young boy cannot think of a worse way to spend his summer: he has to help his Dad out with his bookstore, and he absolutely hates to read! His job is to watch the store for shoplifters, but things take a twisted turn when he spies a pale character who seems to float through the aisles of the store. But this stranger is not trying to steal books--he isdrinkingthe words out of them with a straw! So the boy goes on a chase to find out what this fellow is all about and they both wind up in a cemetery, where the boy discovers a taste for something much more filling than ink!
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte, 1996, 98
Edition: First American edition
Branch Call Number: EASY FIC San
Characteristics: 35p ; illus