Tales from Old Toad Island, Humourous Adventures of Esmerelda Perkins, Book Two

Tales from Old Toad Island, Humourous Adventures of Esmerelda Perkins, Book Two

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This best-seller, Tales From Old Toad Island, Humourous Adventures of Esmerelda Perkins, Book Two, offers 260 pages of laughter as Esmerelda, in her unique and embellished style, speaks personally about commonplace events of life. Esmerelda Perkins is an eccentric, aging and rather befuddled fictional character, who lives on Old Toad Island, an imaginary island near Green Frog Island, off the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada. She gets herself into all sorts of predicaments and loves to share her thoughts about life and her hilarious stories of adventure and travel. Anyone who lives in, or has visited the BC Gulf Islands, Canada, or perhaps their counterparts off the West Coast of the USA, will delight in these stories and essays, as told by Esmerelda Perkins and written by best-selling author Sheila Carnegie. This book surely speaks of the local colour and idiosyncracies of many of the islands in the Georgia Strait, although familiarity with the geographic area isn't necessary to enjoy this book. In this book, Tales From Old Toad Island, the second in the series, Esmerelda relates her impressions and experiences in moving to the island, and shares previously unspoken secrets and tales of resident characters and cultural adaptation. Stories about attempting to find her niche on 'Old Toad," as well as seeking a mate, for both herself and a friend are hilarious, as are her contemplations about aging and life in general. She includes thoughts about aging, medical issues, artistic endeavours, gardening, sustainability, and ferry fiascos, among other topics and issues. Many of these characters and stories are based on actual experiences, although Esmerelda may have taken liberties in its telling, as she frequently does. This book will bring joy to your soul and laughter to your heart.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.99mm | 458.13g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508469075
  • 9781508469070