Slamina: "Where to Is Fro and up Is Down, and Every Square by Severino

By Severino

whilst Severino’s little ones have been relatively younger, he enjoyed to learn them bedtime tales, the main favourite sequence was once that of Dr. Seuss. From “Green Eggs and Ham” to “If I Ran the Circus”, the tales have been indelibly etched in either father’s and child’s middle and brain. in addition to the significant tale traces and characters, Seuss’ use of the poetic meter, anapestic tetrameter, resonated with such a lot of. Writing into the wee hours one night, and encouraged via this type of uniquely proficient and artistic writer, Severino conceived of SLAMINA, a delusion international of animals and critters, undertaking every type of enjoyable and mischief, written within the meter of Seuss. for people that ignored it, SLAMINA is “animals” spelled backward, and wearing this subject via, all of the characters in SLAMINA hold “emordnilap” or “backwards” names, equivalent to SURLAW, the walrus, and ALLIROG, the gorilla. And in addition to the names, even behaviors and parts are as a rule backwards, resembling fish do fly, birds do swim, waterfalls truly “rise”, the grasses are blue and the skies are pink. For the joy of every age, thread throughout the chapters are modern references, akin to Jimi Hendrix, iPhones, and Google. finally, along with bringing a lyrical smile to the reader’s face, there are occasional refined messages of studying and values, simply to hold the brain engaged. So, welcome to an international “where to is fro, and up is down, and each sq. is completely round”.

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