FRONT COVER for Happyland

This book is authored by Tes Mekonnen and illustrated by Anthony Resto


“Would you like to court me to Happyland?” Prince Gobbledygook asks Lily Marshmallow and himself. Therein the journey begins to find Happyland. Follow him as he tries to define happiness with a little help from his friends, Big Wig Sophisticated Pig, Brutus Beaujolais and Cornelius Wordbook, a book-for-a-head English gentleman. Prince Gobbledygook duels, loses his ladylove, regains his original name and gains a friendship that will last forfourforevers. Will they make it to Happyland?


Pictures from the book

Back Cover for Happyland The back cover


Characters from Happyland

The characters from the book (from left to right)

1.Lily Marshmallow. 2. Prince Gobbledygook. 3. Big Wig Sophisticated Pig, Brutus Beaujolais. 4. Cornelius Wordbook. 5. Prince Hobo, Leopold Balthazar II. 6. Adolfo Dumfries.



Amazon US

Amazon UK


Tes Mekonnen Website


You can find Tes on Instagram with the username @TesMekonnen and the website is here.


The first person to email Tes on the following email will receive a copy of this book for free. Only available within the US, not internationally. The email is:




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