The Ink Drinker

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By Eric Sanvoisin, Martin Matje, Georges Moroz
Publisher Delacorte Books for Young Readers
The Ink Drinker
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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 bookshe is drinking the 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!

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2340 words2,340 words
37 pages37 pages
Lexile 550LLexile 550L
Grade 1 to 4Grade 1 to 4
Age 6-9Age 6-9
Published 1998Published 1998

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Book ISBN:

0385325916

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