Stars Shine – A Fantastic Journey

A fantastic journey to giant trees, a mighty mountain and a mysterious castle at the top of a giant giggle cherry shrub. A quest in a magic umbrella to find the obscure ingredients of a fabled gloom cake!

Are you gloomy sometimes? Of course you are. Do you know anyone who is happy all the time?

Probably not.

Jack is nine and he definitely has a gloomy side! On the surface he seems to have a lot to be happy about. He has many friends, he is good at football, he has a fast bike and he doesn’t have too much trouble with his school work. His parents are successful professionals. Jack has lots of possessions, but his parents work so very hard and have little time to spare for Jack. Perhaps this is a clue to Jack’s gloominess.

One boring afternoon, something strange happens to Jack. Something that is destined to change his life forever. Jack meets Mr. Red who needs a ‘gloom cake’ to get back home to his star, far out in the universe. A gloom cake is potent and powerful and will grant the wish of anyone who eats it. But a gloom cake has weird, wonderful and very rare ingredients.

What is a Giggle Cherry?

Read more to discover the adventures which befall Jack and Mr. Red on their quest to find the obscure ingredients of the fabled gloom cake. Are Jack and his strange companion able to prepare the strange cake? Is Mr. Red able to return to his home?


Stars Shine - A Fantastic Journey

  • Author: Ingo Blum
  • Illustrator: Bea Balint
  • Age: 8-12
  • Publisher: planet!oh concepts publications
  • ISBN: 978-1-981044-43-6
  • Dimensions: 5" x 8"
  • Paperback, Kindle: 114 pages
  • Price: 9,95 USD

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