Jack Tales

5 books in series
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The Queen of Paradise’s Garden Publisher's Summary

Jack, the delightful, mischievous, big-hearted hero of so many Newfoundland folktales, is worried about his parents. They aren’t getting any younger; in fact, they’re really quite old. So, Jack and his brothers Bill and Tom decide to set out and find a magic fruit that will make the old young again.

Told with the humor, warmth, and sly wit that have made Andy Jones one of Newfoundland’s finest and best-loved storytellers, The Queen of Paradise’s Garden follows Jack on his way to the land of the Queen of Paradise, three miles this side of the end of the world, where he finds the magic fruit and quite a few other hand things as well.

©2009 Andy Jones, Charlie Tomlinson, Chris Brookes (P)2021 Running the Goat
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