Author John Claude Bemis drops by Kidlit Drink Night and hilarity ensues. We talk about his new middle grade novel THE WOODEN PRINCE, a retelling of the Pinocchio story. John mixes us a tasty Pinocchio-themed beverage and sings us a song! We repay his generosity by forcing him to take the infamous KLDN Quiz. John Claude Bemis books discussed include The Out of Abaton series books: THE WOODEN PRINCE and LORD OF MONSTERS; The Clockwork Dark series books: THE NINE POUND HAMMER, THE WOLF TREE, and THE WHITE CITY; and THE PRINCE WHO FELL FROM THE SKY. Other books discussed: PINOCCHIO by Carlo Collodi; THE GOLDEN COMPASS by Phillip Pullman; RAT QUEENS by Kurtis J. Wiebe; ALL THE TRUTH THAT’S IN ME and THE PASSION OF DOLSSA by Julie Berry; and THE POWER OF MYTH by Joseph Campbell.