Jessica Abbazio, the University of Minnesota music librarian, reviews “A Wild Ride Through the Night” by Walter Moers for this installment of Read This Book from the University of Minnesota Libraries.
A Wild Ride through the Night describes the exhilarating and comic adventures of his twelve-year-old protagonist Gustave, a boy who aspires one day to be a great artist.
Abbazio discusses the book with host, Lisa Von Drasek, curator of the UMN Children’s Literature Research Collections.
About Lisa Von Drasek and Jessica Abbazio
Lisa Von Drasek is the Curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries and host of Read This Book! Jessica Abbazio is the Music Librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries.
About Read This Book!
Read This Book! is a video podcast produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries. It is available on YouTube and iTunes. Audio from Read This Book! is available on iTunes at Von Drasek’s The Blue Ox Review podcast.[powerpress_playlist type=”audio” channel=”read-audio” height=”200″]
Host Lisa Von Drasek and guests review books from various genres: including children's literature, cookbooks, science, mysteries, and popular literature. This audio podcast also includes episodes from the video podcast, Read This Book!, also hosted by Lisa Von Drasek.