The Ink Drinker (Paperback)
Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780440414858, 48pp.
Publication Date: February 12, 2002
One summer vacation, while Odilon is working in the store and hoping shoplifters will ease his burden, he spots a weird, pale stranger drinking a book. With a straw. As soon as the ink drinker flees (at the sound of the boy's gasp), the young spy locates the customer's book and discovers that it is completely blank except for a letter or two He races out of the store on the heels of this tough customer all the way to the cemetery. . . .
About the Author
Thierry Martin was a French illustrator, known under his pen name Martin Matje. Born in Paris, Matje was originally educated as an engineer. Matje was the author of several children s books published by Nathan, Gallimard and Nathan. Also a press illustrator, his work appeared in "Liberation, Marie-Claire, Lire, Le Monde de l Education, Les Echos," and "The New Yorker.""
Praise For The Ink Drinker…
One bite from a blood-allergic but ink-drinking vampire unleashes a boy’s appetite for something he never thought he’d like . . . books!