Charlie Takes an Adventure-Meet the Author About the Book: An adventurous penguin named Charlie is bored in his hometown of Pickering Warf, Antarctica. Charlie has no one to play with, nothing to do, and winter lasts a really long time. Charlie sets off on a plane to Florida hoping to find the missing piece of his happiness. Throughout his journey, several events do not go as well as he had planned and hoped, leaving Charlie disappointed. As Charlie is approaching the exit of Happy World, he spots a sign that reads, “Fortune Teller – ALL wishes granted.” Charlie decides to walk down the path to pay a visit to the fortune teller… to tell her what has been going on and why he decided to leave his hometown. Enlightened by the Slovakian proverb, Charlie comes to the realization of the true meaning of life and he understands what he must do in order to be happy.