The Stranger’s Magic Stick
By: Carol Doumlele
About the Book
A young boy selling baskets with his grandfather meets an interesting stranger with a mysterious stick in his pocket. One day, the man tells Joshua that he has been chosen to receive the stick. Joshua’s grandfather recalls an old man from many years ago who played beautiful music on such a stick. However, Joshua is frustrated that he is not able to make it work.
As he works to solve the mystery of the stick and release its beautiful sounds, Joshua, and the reader, learns an important lesson about honesty and trustworthiness.
About the Author
Carol Doumlele was a primary school teacher for over thirty-seven years, during which time she loved to create stories to share with her students. Once she retired, she decided it was time to put these stories into print.
Doumlele lives in Marco Island, Florida. She is married with two children and four grandchildren.