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The Back Stories With Darnell and Cornelia - #7 Genevieve


GENEVIEVE

As if the gale force winds weren’t bad enough, turning her favorite umbrella inside out and ruining her ponytail, now the skies had opened up and Genevieve was being splattered by giant white globs of God-knew-what.



Genevieve knew there was only one way to extricate herself from this yucky situation. She hated to use her super power right out in public, but she was never going to get there in time if she didn’t act now.
She stretched her arm straight out in front in a line parallel to her shoulder.
She stood with her legs slightly akimbo so the lines of her stockings were matching each other.
With her left arm, she slowly removed the belt from her raincoat and stood patiently until the lines of the coat hems were parallel with her blowing hair and her inside-out umbrella.
Keeping her breath as shallow as possible, Genevieve could feel herself being slowly lifted off the pavement. With every inch she rose, she shrunk. In seconds she was barely visible. It all happened so fast that no one noticed the little spot of red heading south, carried on the wind to save the children.


Darnell Knauss, Author
Cornelia Wenokor, Illustrator
Stamp: Katzelkraft

Comments

Flo said…
Deine Genevieve ist klasse1 Wie die sich anstrengt, dass der Schirm nicht abhanden kommt!!! Der Hintergrund passt zur Situation.
Liebe Grüße
papierelle said…
Großartige Geschichte, da ist viel Magie dabei und der Wunsch, auch diese Fähigkeiten zu besitzen. Und die Vorlage zu dieser Geschichte ist ebenfalls wunderbar anzuschauen, es könnte für mich ein Buchcover sein!!
I Card Everyone said…
LOve this fabulous card, and fun story line! It kept me coming back to the card so I couldn't miss one little darling detail!
=]
[i'm quite certain she's wearing a blue cape under that red coat to save the children]
tonilea said…
Oh, my goodness! What a wonderful story and such attention to every detail of the stamp!! I love all your stories. The animals are super, but I think (maybe) this one is my favorite. I look forward to these imaginative jaunts.
Great design and I love the story line to go with it. You and Darnell sure know how to entertain us.
wonderful narrative from Darnell and your card Cornelia has the perfect feel. Love that stamp :)
HilaryJane said…
Really great card with a great story. I love the bright red and green amongst the grey xx
conil said…
Fantastic coloring to go with Darnell's fantastic story. You both need to be published.
Anita in France said…
Oh, you've captured a wild snowstorm brilliantly, Cornelia ... what a fantastic scene for Darnell to weave her fabulous story around! Hugs, Anita :)
Mac Mable said…
Fun read and love the story x
Cath Wilson said…
Haha, great little story - love it - and I love the broody weather you've managed to portray so well :-)
Cath x
Rosmarie said…
Darnell und Cornelia - ein tolles Team!!

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