Erika Gönczi is a 27 year old graphic designer who has started to publish her very own story books for kids. Her first character is Samson Mouse and his friend Peter Vole who are the main characters in her first story book entitled 'The Adventures of Peter Vole - The Enchanted Key'.
In this new adventure of Peter Vole and Samson Mouse we cannot resist following them to a mysterious land, where we learn how useful pollen is and what extraordinary things can happen when children can't get to sleep at night.
With beautiful illustrations and a sweet story, this is definitely one the kids will enjoy.
Extract from the book:
While the pie was baking in the oven, Peter Vole looked out of the window. “Well, well, a storm is approaching. Oh, my, I don’t like storms! I hope Samson gets here in time”, he said with concern.
Peter lived in a quiet, wooded district of London, in a very small mousehole in Mr. Watson’s house. Inside the little vole’s mousehole was a tiny kitchen, a tiny room and an even tinier pantry. In the room there was nothing else but a bed, a minute bedside table and a wardrobe. The wardrobe was a tatty piece of furniture, its door opened with a creak. It had a pleasant smell, like that of newly cut wood, and its unusually shaped keyhole gaped empty and abandoned in the door.
The street was quiet - only the soft sound of raindrops could be heard. A breeze gently swept the dry autumn leaves ahead of itself, and the enormous street lamps illuminated the sleepy surroundings with a scattered, mysterious light. Suddenly, the sound of tiny footsteps was caught up and carried off by the wind, which was growing stronger and stronger. Then unexpectedly, a well-dressed little mouse wearing an elegant suit came into sight on the shining, rain-soaked street.
Samson mouse hurriedly opened his umbrella, but as he did so the wind immediately caught him up and send him flying onwards and upwards as far as the thick, sturdy branches of the enormous trees. He clutched his umbrella in fright, until the wind began to ease and allowed him to descend lower and lower, and finally placed him on the ground in front of Mr. Watson’s house. The little mouse closed his umbrella, feeling quite alarmed. “Well, it was a lot of use bringing this! It caused me nothing but trouble!” he muttered angrily.
Samson had soon gone round to the back of Mr. Watson’s house to reach the secret main entrance of Peter’s mousehole. The huge, commanding house cast a shadow over the backyard, and as the wind grew in strength the thousands of leaves resting in the undergrowth and the fearful mass of entwined grasses were made to whisper mysteriously. At last the tired, drenched little mouse found himself knocking on his friend’s door."
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which costs less than €5.
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