August 21, 2019

Author Karen Piersa at Essex Coffee & Tea

Come and meet author Karen Piersa at Essex Coffee & Tea on Saturday, September 24, 1-3 p.m., and learn about her children’s book, “The Wishing Shell,” illustrated by Susan L. Ramsey.

In this lighthearted, fun tale, a determined boy teaches readers the lesson “Never give up.” Jimmy teaches young readers that when the odds are against you, believe in yourself. Jimmy tries over and over to build “the perfect sandcastle.” His confidence in himself and never-give-up attitude help him to finally achieve his dream.

The Wishing Shell is a book for children of all ages to enjoy. It is a gentle reminder to never give up on your dreams and never stop trying.

About the Author

Karen M. Piersa lives in a coastal Connecticut town with her family. Karen has dedicated her life to her family and helping others. Karen is a director of Worklife Counseling Services and a teacher.

Karen continues her work in Worklife counseling, education/special education while also volunteering her time in the community and schools. Her children and their perseverance in all they do have inspired this book and are a constant reminder that anything is possible.

To register for this event call Essex Books at 860-767-1707.

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