Spindle Sticks and Ballast Bum are 2 brothers aged 31/2 and 11/2 years old, respectively. They elder child thinks he is able to control everybody with his tantrums, but ulitmately fails. The younger brother always attempts to imitate his elder brother, which often upsets the older boy! It nearly always is shown in a humorous light.
Mummy's and Daddy's intervention is usually what saves the day, but not always! But each book shows the boys learning and growing in wisdom and skills
Typical Brothers describes the dreams and characteristics of Spindle Sticks and the openness and determination of Ballast Bum. The way in which orders of importance control the children's antics. Ballast Bum eats almost anything… Spindle Sticks eat practically nothing! Ballast Bum is 'happy-go-lucky' but the older child is easily offended.
|Publisher:||Book-Art Press Solutions LLC|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)|
About the Author
Grant has been a story teller or re-counter/narrator for many years and has a very inquisitive mind, directing him to always search for and seek out new ways of doing things, hence his inventions.
Since a spinal injury, early in the 90s, in Russia, curtailed his professional employment, Grant has written a couple of books, numerous short stories, lectures and lastly, a series of 20 bedtime stories for very young children, named Spindle Sticks and Ballast Bum, who have many humorous adventures in their very young lives. His book and lectures have been used in a number of Russian state schools and private English Language schools. He records audiobooks for Russian schoolchildren in English, as well as voice-over dubbing for many Russian films and TV series. He also provides numerous different voices for computer gaming companies.