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Book details
  • SubGenre:Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes
  • Age Range (years):9 - 12
  • Language:English
  • Pages:60
  • eBook ISBN:9781483538952

The Man Who Stole the Clouds

by Kai Culmsee Ianssen

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A mean old millionaire's plan to 'steal' the clouds using his giant cloud snatcher is thwarted by the clever work of the young people of Hillby.


The people of the normally peaceful farming town of Hillby were living in terror. A mad inventor had been allowed to run roughshod over their farming communities as he tested his gigantic new inventions. His latest invention, a ‘cloud snatcher’ took the clouds from the sky before they had shed their precious load of rain, leaving the farming community drought-stricken. The politician didn’t care because he was friends with the Prime Minister. The adults tried everything they could but it proved hopeless. But in the meantime, the children of Hillby hatched a plan to save the day…

About the author

Kai Ianssen is a husband, father and pet dog owner before anything else. This is his first ever foray into the world of authors. Kai began on this particular book at age 12 and completed it in his thirties. Kai's professional background is in journalism and public relations. He has lived in Australia, Denmark, Norway, Thailand and South Korea. Kai has a black belt in Taekwondo and has competed in Korean Traditional Archery tournaments. He has a Master of Strategic Affairs from the Australian National University, a Bachelor of Communication-Journalism from Charles Sturt University and is an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force reserves. Kai was born and bred in Sydney, Australia but now lives on the NSW Central Coast with his wife, children and German Short Haired Pointer.