The Sweet Adventures of Henry P. Twist

Book Cover

FOLKTALE FABLE FANTASY

20th Century (multiple decades)

B.W. Van Alstyne

Logline

In this fairy tale for all ages, an elderly pastry chef rediscovers his youth in a land of faeries, myth, magic and the most scrumptious sweets ever imagined.

Genre

Folktale, Fable, Fantasy

Target Audiences

Age: 55+

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Apfeldorf and Cratzenbach, Germany

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2015

Starting Description

After forty-five years of working at Brackmeyer Sweets, one of the largest factories in all of Germany, master pastry chef -extraordinaire, Henry Peppermint Twist, is forced to retire by its evil new president, Charles B. Brackmeyer jr., and live out his days in a retirement home in the Countryside

Ending Description

Henry's stay in the retirement home is a short one when he meets a peculiar little man (an elf) who leads him, and others before, to a place faeries and magic abound, where their sweetest, most tastiest dreams come true. A place where you never, ever grow older: a place called the Sweet Lands.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Henry Peppermint Twist

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Selfless, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: Charles B. Brackmeyer jr.

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Insecure, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Villainous, Greedy

Additional Character Details

Name: Walter (Wally) Hingle

Age: 11

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring, Empathetic, Faithful, Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Mackulian (Mac)Winkleplixzen

Age: 900

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Adventurous, Blunt

Logline

In this fairy tale for all ages, an elderly pastry chef rediscovers his youth in a land of faeries, myth, magic and the most scrumptious sweets ever imagined.

Short Summary

After forty-five years of working at Brackmeyer Sweets, one of the largest factories in all of Germany, master pastry chef -extraordinaire, Henry Peppermint Twist, is forced to retire by its evil new president, Charles B. Brackmeyer jr., and live out his days in a retirement home in the Countryside


Henry's stay in the retirement home is a short one when he meets a peculiar little man (an elf) who leads him, and others before, to a place faeries and magic abound, where their sweetest, most tastiest dreams come true. A place where you never, ever grow older: a place called the Sweet Lands.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Henry Peppermint Twist

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Perseverance, Selfless, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful

Character 1

Name: Charles B. Brackmeyer jr.

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Insecure, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Villainous, Greedy

Character 2

Name: Walter (Wally) Hingle

Age: 11

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring, Empathetic, Faithful, Selfless

Character 3

Name: Mackulian (Mac)Winkleplixzen

Age: 900

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Adventurous, Blunt

Supplemental Materials

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