The Bullbarian and the Jewel of Baloni
Written by Harry McLaughlin
Illustrated by Mike Milo
Ribeye The Bullbarian and the Jewel of
Baloni is a full length kids novel written by author Harry McLaughlin
and illustrated by Mike Milo,
featuring the adventures of Ribeye, an Iron Age
Bullbarian warrior, and his eight-year-old little brother Cubesteak!
The brothers depart the
rolling green pastures of Bullbaria on a quest to find their long
lost father. Their journey is a perilous one: they must battle
hoof to hoof against cutthroat pirates, and learn to survive amid
every Bullbarian's worst nightmare... civilization!
the evil wizard Suvlaki develops a major beef against them, the
steaks are raised to dangerous heights, and the brothers must
struggle to thwart the dark secrets of the fabled Jewel of Baloni!
If you enjoy books like Harry Potter, Artemis
Fowl, the writing of Brian Jacques or Eva Ibbotson, then you'll
enjoy this book, the first adventure of Ribeye The Bullbarian.
The novel is 240 pages,
and illustrated by animation artist Mike Milo. It is written in
a style that younger readers will be comfortable with, and that
older readers can enjoy as well.
The Iron Age world that Ribeye
inhabits is filled with exotic far-off lands, populated
by an assortment of colorful characters.
Take a journey with the Bullbarians,
and meet a few of the characters that show up in
the book, from such fantastic places as Pastafazool,
the Island of Bananastan, and the Chimichangan Empire!
|zaptoons books for kids and young adults
satisfaction has been hearing what others, particularly
kids, have said after they've read the book. Ralph, age
11 from New Jersey writes: "This was an awesome book.
I really enjoyed the characters. There are a lot of pictures
as well, and they are really well drawn too."
Jonna from California
writes: "I have a 6 year old son and as we read the
book together he couldn't wait to get to the next page.
The story is captivating as we learn about Ribeye and Cubesteak
as they go through their adventures."
Michele from Virginia
called it: "...a fun, feel-good, family book! My son
giggled as much as his dad and I at the antics of these