By Tom Robbins, Robbins
A Children's booklet approximately Beer?
Yes, think it or not—but B Is for Beer can also be a booklet 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 ate up thirty-six billion gallons of beer every year (it's a truth, you could Google it). between these affected, each one in his or her personal manner, via the entire bubbles, burps, and foam, used to be a wise, wide-eyed, adventurous kindergartner named Gracie; her distracted mommy; her insensitive dad; her non-conformist uncle; and a mystical, butt-kicking intruder from an international inside our world.
Populated via the aforementioned characters—and as captivating because it might be subversive—B Is for Beer contains readers, old and young, in a stunning, far-reaching research into the bounds of truth, the transformative powers of kids, and, in fact, the last word which means of a tall, chilly brewski.
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