Bill Lalonde

Claude the Frog

This sweet, fun, modern folktale, takes a look at being different, and being happy. Claude is a special frog. While growing up, the other frogs would tease him and didn’t like playing games with him. Claude didn’t let their teasing get him down because his mother told him that someday he would find his happy place. One day Claude overhears some picnickers talking, and he knew what he should do. Saying goodbye to his parents, he sets off to find his destiny.We are all here for a purpose. We are more than enough. We just need to believe it.

Illustrated by Andrea Wolfe

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  • Pages: 28
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Published: November 20, 2018

Original Tales For Modern Times 

Original Tales for Modern Times by Bill Lalonde

Original Tales For Modern Times is an eclectic mix of stories. Come into this collection of stories and meet: An isolated mother confronting a drunken soldier; A ghost in an abandoned cotton mill; A man who discovers a magical oil painting set; A young boy viewing poverty first hand; A girl who was part of the Screaming Tunnel; A cursed bridge and the affect it had on certain people; A young boy’s summer prank and his joy and terror of winter snow; A suitcase bootlegger; A boy who meets the neighbourhood witch; The mystery of the Tolling Bell …

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  • Pages: 228
  • Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
  • Published: Aug 23, 2018
  • ISBN 978-1-928045-21-2

About Bill Lalonde

Bill Lalonde has specialized in the art of storytelling in the oral tradition for twenty years. During those years, he has created several original tales. With his stories, he believes in the personal connection that is built between the storyteller and the listener or reader. His stories heal, amuse, teach and help us to grow. He is a promoter of passing on our family stories and histories to the next generation believing that our stories give us our identity and make us who we are.