Grandma's duck story hits bookshops

PUBLISHED: 13:00 24 October 2008 | UPDATED: 09:52 10 June 2010

AN Exmouth pensioner is celebrating seeing her second children's book make it into print. Grandmother-of-five Enid Pearson, of Bapton Lane, spent the last year writing and illustrating Exmouth Duck in Trouble the story of a cardboard duck which in its f

AN Exmouth pensioner is celebrating seeing her second children's book make it into print.Grandmother-of-five Enid Pearson, of Bapton Lane, spent the last year writing and illustrating Exmouth Duck in Trouble - the story of a cardboard duck which in its first tale got lost at sea.Former Bassets Farm Primary School teacher Enid came up with the inspiration for her latest tale, a follow-on from Exmouth Duck, after creating the cardboard duck with her two youngest grandchildren and forging adventures.Enid, a founding member of the Halsdon Play Group, said she is already working on her next book for youngsters - the story of a teddy.l Exmouth Duck in Trouble is available at £4.99 in Exmouth from Little Evers, the Strand Fish Shop and the Discount Bookshop.


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