Mr. Van Alstyne is a fantasy and folklore author who writes for children and adults alike. He draws on his experiences as a chef making cakes, cookies, sugarplums and other tasty confections. A Navy veteran, Mr. Van Alstyne has traveled the world learning about local folklore and mythology. A devotee of the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Anderson and Roald Dahl, his books fit into the faerie tale and children’s book genres. His Henry P. Twist series is unique in that his protagonist is a 65 year old pastry chef. This makes the series great for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
Unique traits: Wicked imagination
The Sweet Adventures of Henry P. Twist Budget: $30M+ | Family ⋄ Fantasy Master Pastry chef - extraordinaire, Henry Peppermint Twist, rediscovers his youth in a land of faeries, myth, magic and the most scrumptious sweets ever imagined.