The Reluctant Vampire eBook Ù The Reluctant Epub /

The Reluctant Vampire eBook Ù The Reluctant  Epub / Cute story I love the puns I do wish the illustrations had been larger they are a good addition to this book. A shocking announcement from the Vampire Prince that he doesn t like blood but prefers chips and a glass of red wine begins a tale of ghoulish intrigue and hilarious horror With illustrations by Tony Ross, this re issue is sure to delightA tale about an extremely unconventional vampire This tale of laughter and ghoulish horror for seven and eight year olds is sure to delight Here, Eric Morecambe s customary humour is employed for a young audience Here s a funny story when I was about 10 years old, my mother bought me the second part of this series used I don t even remember why, only that I liked it a lot and kept wondering why all the vampires were good It took me 14 years to find, get, and read this.CONTENTSince I bought the matching German edition I m sure the names were somewhat altered So there s this town, ruled by Vampires, and their youngest son, Valentin does not like blood at all He sets out on an adventure, when he find Here s a funny story when I was about 10 years old, my mother bought me the second part of this series used I don t even remember why, only that I liked it a lot and kept wondering why all the vampires were good It took me 14 years to find, get, and read this.CONTENTSince I bought the matching German edition I m sure the names were somewhat altered So there s this town, ruled by Vampires, and their youngest son, Valentin does not like blood at all He sets out on an adventure, when he finds out, that he can actually stay in the sun safely Then there s Vernon, his evil brother, who wants to become king.SOMETHING OVERALLThe book is quite old, but none the less funny to read Since it s about vampires it does not feel outdated, and horse drawn carts and castles fit as well as 40 years ago.It bothered me somehow, that the Vampires were not evil enough They were great as characters, they just did not fit my imagination of this species.STYLE OF WRITINGSometimes a bit chunky in the translation, but I was pleasantly surprised, the translation worked so well There were a lot of word plays and while I can t be sure everyone made it to the German version, the ones that did worked well and got me smiling sometimes not my type of humour mostly, but well done nonetheless.CHARACTERSIn my opinion the Vampires were very human Apart from Vernon, who s straight out evil, they were all very likeable The only thing that set them apart from humans was their powers Maybe you could say, their characters were a little bitover the top While it surely is a nice book for younger readers, there were parts where most of the characters like the king, or Willy the werewolf behaved like children rather than adultsI very much liked King Victor, though.OPINIONIt s a nice book, and it got me smiling It s something I d let my non existent kids read, and if you keep in mind that it is in fact a childrens book, it s well written and funny The author plays a lot with words and meanings, and it is one of very few books of that time and genre where the translation of those really works I loved this book from the very beginning and my delight with it only grew as the page numbers progressed This is a book for those who love silly, slapstick humour and characters that warm your heart One of the things I enjoyed about this story was that the vampires were so typical of the old movie style monsters that have made the image what it is No one sparkled Nice change This was such a fun experience and now that I know there arebooks in the series I am greatly looking forward t I loved this book from the very beginning and my delight with it only grew as the page numbers progressed This is a book for those who love silly, slapstick humour and characters that warm your heart One of the things I enjoyed about this story was that the vampires were so typical of the old movie style monsters that have made the image what it is No one sparkled Nice change This was such a fun experience and now that I know there arebooks in the series I am greatly looking forward to reading them and seeing what else this author has in store for his readers I also loved Igon There are some wonderful characters in this story that you will remember after you have finished it I m not usually one for humour books, but this one is definitely an exception Funny, creative and adorable, this book is one I surely recommend Loved it This review is based on a complimentary copy from the publisher and provided through Netgalley All opinions are my own Re read this with my son 6 after enjoying it on loan from Southport library over thirty years ago It s pretty laboured but you can ham it up quite enjoyably unlike Morecambe s heir, David Walliams. I received this ebook from NetGalley in exchange for review.This is a fun, quick novella about a family of vampires that rule over the town of Gotcha Their son, Valentine, was raised as a vampire, but doesn t feel that he fits in with is blood sucking family, and wants to escape to live a normal life This story chronicles his journey, and the consequences of his actions with his family, namely his father King Victor, and the subsequent ramifications in the town While it was written with a you I received this ebook from NetGalley in exchange for review.This is a fun, quick novella about a family of vampires that rule over the town of Gotcha Their son, Valentine, was raised as a vampire, but doesn t feel that he fits in with is blood sucking family, and wants to escape to live a normal life This story chronicles his journey, and the consequences of his actions with his family, namely his father King Victor, and the subsequent ramifications in the town While it was written with a younger age group in mind, possibly middle grade, I would certainly recommend it to people of all ages that enjoy humorous vampire tales It s definitely going on the list of books I m getting for my nephew This is a really funny story that will certainly appeal to children who are independent readers It is written in chapters, each with a rhyming couplet as the chapter s title The story concerns our the vampires King Victor and Queen Valeeta and the royal princes their son Prince Vernon and their adopted son, Prince Valentine From the very first chapter the scenes and characters are portrayed with great descriptions and plenty of humour It is also likely to appeal to any adults who enjoyed t This is a really funny story that will certainly appeal to children who are independent readers It is written in chapters, each with a rhyming couplet as the chapter s title The story concerns our the vampires King Victor and Queen Valeeta and the royal princes their son Prince Vernon and their adopted son, Prince Valentine From the very first chapter the scenes and characters are portrayed with great descriptions and plenty of humour It is also likely to appeal to any adults who enjoyed the work of this comedy legend turned author This is a great book that I have no hesitation in recommending I quite enjoyed this I m not sure it was quite funny enough to be a properly comic novel or had enough plot, but it was perfectly enjoyable whilst it lasted Perhaps it works better read aloud It felt very male so perhaps it would work better for younger boys rather than an adult woman with a fondness for children s books From the first page to the last you are pulled in You will find yourself laughing out loud at some of the humor in this book Younger audience will love this as well as an older one I was given this book in exchange for an honest review via Netgalley. A great premise that should have led to a cute fun story, but the writing is just too scattered The humor is inconsistent never quite humorous enough It was a chore to read confusing to try to follow A great premise that should have led to a cute fun story, but the writing is just too scattered The humor is inconsistent never quite humorous enough It was a chore to read confusing to try to follow

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