This whimsical childlren's picture book stars a charming cast of frogs and lizards in a story about how the tiny community of Lizard Lick, NC, got its funny name. Features 26 full-color illustrations and teaches children about community, friendship, forgiveness, and how to resolve conflicts peacefully.
Karen Matthews is the author of "The Legend of Lizard Lick", a whimsical fully illustrated children's book about how the tiny community of Lizard Lick, North Carolina, got its funny name. Hint: it has to do with frogs and lizards fighting over the water that is drying up in Sweetwater Pond during a drought and how they ultimately resolve their differences.
Karen is a technical writer and the owner of Carolina Souvenirs (www.carolinasouvenirs.com), a company developing unique new souvenir products for the North and South Carolina tourist markets. She has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Alabama. She lives with her husband, Richard, on a small farm in Sanford, North Carolina.
Children are filled with curiosity and are always asking questions, even to the point of being annoying. However, that's how people learn and can lead to the discovery of some amazing stories.
Find out how the tiny crossroads community of Lizard Lick, North Carolina, got its funny name, just like little Carson did.
The Legend of Lizard Lick: A North Carolina Folktale
One day, little Carson went to visit his grandfather in the little community of Lizard Lick, North Carolina. He hopped up on his Grandpa’s knee and asked, “Papa Richard, how did Lizard Lick get its name?”