Welcome, one and all, to another new stop along our Otherworld journey. Today, we’re looking at a story for kids that is sure to ignite a love for fantasy, or to keep that fire burning for those who are already fans. Read on to learn more about The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol.
Author Mark M. Even has developed a story that is both family and fantasy friendly and will appeal to a large band of readers. The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol: A Dragonstone Story gives kids an opportunity to go on a very enjoyable adventure, fueled by their imagination as well as clover prose by the author. Even has crafted his tale in a way that makes it feel immersive to its readers, and bring them into the story. Its one that has all the sorts of fantasy fare that delights fans of the genre, and it practically drips with charm and whimsy.
Hidden under a pile of coats, on an old coat rack in the attic, is a mysterious parasol.
Little do three cousins know that the parasol is enchanted and when held over the shoulder and twirled in the sunshine it has powers that are beyond their reason. Soon enough the parasol shows its capability as Gina is transported into Storyworld, where things are quite different indeed and she is escorted by a man known only as The Valet.
As each child takes a turn to enter the magical land, they experience amazing adventures that they could only have dreamed of, attending a party in a castle or flying through space. And for Mandy, it is the discovery that she is a witch.
Even’s book is one that is great for kids of all ages, and is even suitable for parents who are telling the story to children who can’t read yet. In any case, it is an exciting and imaginative story about a loving family that sticks with readers even after they’ve read it, and is bound to become a favorite over time. It’s no wonder that it won a Mom’s Choice Award. While we can hope that there will be more to come, now is a great time to dive into the Even’s first lovely fantasy tale. Check out The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol: A Dragonstone Story on Amazon today!
Images provided courtesy of Mark M. Even.