The Ink Drinker
Eric Sanvoisin
Unlimited [Nonfiction Book] ☆ The Ink Drinker - by Eric Sanvoisin Ï
Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM By Eric Sanvoisin

WHAT IF YOUR Dad loved books, owned a bookstore, and even called his cherished volumes my little bookies You would probably despise books just like the young protagonist in this deliciously bizarre story.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 AsWHAT IF YOUR Dad loved books, owned a bookstore, and even called his cherished volumes my little bookies You would probably despise books just like the young protagonist in this deliciously bizarre story.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
  • Title: The Ink Drinker
  • Author: Eric Sanvoisin
  • ISBN: 9780440414858
  • Page: 276
  • Format: Paperback

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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
Book vampires that drink ink. I like the illustrations in this series. I feel bad for all those poor books whose inky contents get sucked out of the pages.
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Jeimy Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
My only complaint is that it was too brief! This 35-page book follows our book-hating narrator as he sees a strange figure drinking from a book. Not wanting to miss the opportunity to play detective, he follows the man and discovers what drove him to do so.
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Miriam Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
Despite the illustrations, this is more a short story than a picture book and is probably better suited for kids at "chapter book" reading level.
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Molly Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
Odilon hates to read, yet his father owns a bookstore. One day while working in the store, he notices a customer insert a straw into a book and begin to suck but the customer leaves as soon as he notices Odilon. Odilon then follows him in order to investigate and discovers he is an ink drinking vampire. I thought this was a great introduction to mystery for young readers. I loved the concept of the story, but the execution could have been a bit more fleshed out. I know this is a beginning chapte [...]
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Ham ‍Nobody Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
به عنوان کتاب کودک عالیه. برای شروع یه بچه به این مدل دنیاهای فانتزی چیز خوبیه
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Beth Hughes Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
In cleaning out my bookshelves at school, stumbled onto this cute (and short!) allegory by Eric Sanvoisin (with fun illustrations by Martin Matje). In the story, a young boy, Odilon--who hates books and all things reading--ironically happens to be the son of a bookstore owner. Since he doesn't like to read himself, the boy spies on the customers--especially out to nab anyone who attempts to shoplift. (Ironically, he usually allows it to take place, since that would mean once fewer book in the st [...]
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Myth Liberated Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
کتاب ساده روان با داستانی که میتواند نوعی سرآغاز کتاب خواندن برای کودکان باشد
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Diane Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
A boy who hate books discovers an ink-drinking vampire in his father's bookshop and follows him to his underground vault.
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Sue Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
The Ink Drinker (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) by Eric Sanvoisin (2002)
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Monster Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
From his hideout in his father's bookstore, a boy who hates books notices a new, and very suspicious looking customer. The customer appears to float, rather than walk, and then he inserts a straw into one of the books and begins to suck on it! Once he notices the boy, the customer makes an abrupt exit, and when the boy discovers that the words have been sucked right off the pages, he quickly gives chase. Venturing into the cemetery, the boy realizes he has encountered a vampire! Luckily, the vam [...]
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Bookworm Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
My daughter brought The Ink Drinker home from school and we read it together. We read books together often, and I wanted to review this one because I thought the story was an interesting one. The story is narrated by a young boy, who remains nameless and whose father is a booklover. The little boy dislikes books and hates to read, and to top it all off his dad owns a bookstore. During summer vacation he is helping his father out by watching for shoplifters in the store, when he spots a strange l [...]
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Leah Goodreau Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
This cute, funny, little-bit-frightening story follows a boy who catches a patron sucking ink from the pages in his father’s bookshop. His attempt to spy on the man bring him to a mausoleum filled with ink-themed architecture and a strange, magical twist. I found the vocabulary surprisingly advanced, the story easy to follow and the illustrations vivid and fitting. Even though it’s a short book (less than fifty pages, and with the illustrations I breezed through it in no time, then read it a [...]
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Carol Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
This book is one of my all time favourites. I own the book, but a discerning reader refuses to return it. I ordered another one from an online bookshop. *****************Vampires suck human blood. The Ink Drink sruvives on letters and words. It is originally a French story setting in a grotesque atmostphere. One hot summer day, a pale stranger visited a bookstore, taking out a straw, and started drinking the words of the book. Curious to know where the letter-eating vampire come from, the boy ch [...]
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Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
مردی که جوهر می‌خورد / اریک سان ویسین / تهران: کتاب نیستان، چاپِ اول 1381داستان‌های تخیلیکتاب‌خوارهای کوچک، جوهرآشام‌هایی بزرگ خواهند شد؛ پس در «کتاب‌خواری»مان، لذتِ فهمیدن را فدای تعددِ بدون دقت نکنیم.دربارۀ محتوای کتاب: داستان از زبانِ یک پسر-بچه تعریف می‌شود که پدرش یک ک [...]
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Apple84 Wylie Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
This is a really cute and quirky book. Though very short (5 minute for an adult) it is well written and packs a lot into its small size. In a nutshell: Boy meets vampire. The twist is that the vampire must slurp ink from books to remain alive aged ink being a delicacy. Did I mention the little boy hates books with a passion and must work in his father's book store? I won't give away the ending, but more irony awaits the boy in the conclusion. I've noticed that this is the first in an "ink drinke [...]
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Charlyn Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
(Note: Notes on the back cover name the boy character Odilon. I was unable to find this name in the book, but I call him by that name in the review.) Odilon's father is a bookseller who is a voracious reader; Odilon hates both books and reading. As an unseen observer in the bookstore, he spies an unusual sight. A patron floats into the store, finds a book, pulls out a straw and begins to sip from the book. When the patron leaves and Odilon inspects the book, he finds that all the words have disa [...]
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Erika Gentry Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
Intriguing storyline-a boy who doesn't like to read meets a vampire who drinks ink out of books. My daughter's 3rd grade teacher read this as a read aloud. At home, she looked at this book's reviews and found a video of the author speaking-but it was all in French. Through our library, I reserved the first 3 of the series. Quick read-even for 3rd graders-my daughter read 2.5 Ink Drinker books within a few hours. Lots of similes. Writing seemed poor, but realized later-maybe blame the translation [...]
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Nicole Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
I read this book aloud to my fifth-grade students, who generally hate reading as much as the young narrator does. It is a short book, and I was able to read it in two days. At the end of the first three chapters, when I stopped for the first day, they were very disappointed and really wanted to keep reading. The book's suspense had them hooked. They loved the illustrations and wanted to see them again and again. When they found out it was a series, they were excited to continue reading the other [...]
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Nostalgia Reader Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
This just wasn't the delightfully creepy story I expected it to be (especially since this was originally written in French, which should mean some awesome creepiness). The ending was a bit anticlimactic to the whole thing and it just wasn't creepy. (view spoiler)[While skimming the words and looking at pictures is certainly a way to instill a love of reading, I still expected the main character to have learned to love to actually read, not just appreciate the stories, but still be adverse to the [...]
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Sandra Guerfi Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
In his father's bookstore, a little boy spends his day watching the people who come to browse. His father wants him to read but he detests books. Then one day a stranger arrives and acts in a very mysterious manner, he dips a straw between the pages of a book and drinks! Our hero is astonished and scares away the man but decides to follow him in order to find out what is going on. Will he solve the mystery or will his curiosity bite him in the neck? A unique look at the love of reading. Perfect [...]
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Melissa Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
I just loved the idea, the imagery of this book! I've often thought of my younger self devouring books, being so engrossed that I was inside them or that they were inside me and I was living their stories. That is most exactly what happens to an ink drinking vampire! This was the perfect level for my 2nd grader and the illustrations created blocking of the text that were really helpful to keeping him on track. I'm looking forward to finding more books about Ink Drinkers!
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Jennifer Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
A little boy who hates to read is hiding out in his father's bookstore, people watching, when he encounters a vampire; a vampire who drinks words from books instead of blood. He sucks the letters up through a straw and lives out the stories as he goes. His skin pale and ghostly type face letters are visible if you look carefully. Great chapter story for older kids who are reading on their own. I think it's the first of a series.
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Tanya Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
Very, very odd story. I didn't like it. I didn't not like it. Just strange. The son of a bookshop owner doesn't like to read and spies on customers - one day he sees a man come in and drink the words from a book through a straw. Yes. Odd. I give it 2 stars for good writing and interesting illustrations but the story was well odd!
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Kathy Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
What if your father owned a book store and you didn't even like books, but you liked to watch the customers. One day you saw a new weird customer whose feet didn't even touch the ground, and who put a straw in a book and sucked. Afterwards the letters were missing. Would you follow him to find out more?
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Kristen Gurri Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
I was cruising the shelves at our library and this little book jumped out. Colin has been reading too many science books lately and needs some fiction/fantasy before bed. We read it in one sitting. Just spooky enough to engage a small boy but not enough to keep him up at night like the large extinct carnivores do. Very fun and we are looking forward to checking out the next volume.
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Kirsten Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
This is an odd little book about a boy who encounters a vampire who doesn't drink blood -- he drinks ink, sucking words out of books with a straw. Sanvoisin's descriptions are a lot of fun; I particularly like how he describes the ink vampire as having tiny letters etched into his skin, like freckles. This is a good chapter book for reluctant readers.
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Natalie Jun 27, 2019 - 06:17 AM
How could you be the son of a bookshop owner and be a reluctant reader? Would the daughter of a record store clerk dislike music? Never! I like the concept of a Blood-intolerant vampire who is forced to drink from the yellowed pages of well worn books, but the translation is a little flat. Or I can only assume that it had a better ring to it in the original French language.
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The Ink Drinker By Eric Sanvoisin WHAT IF YOUR Dad loved books, owned a bookstore, and even called his cherished volumes my little bookies You would probably despise books just like the young protagonist in this deliciously bizarre story.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 AsWHAT IF YOUR Dad loved books, owned a bookstore, and even called his cherished volumes my little bookies You would probably despise books just like the young protagonist in this deliciously bizarre story.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

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