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One Tiny Turtle: Read and Wonder (edition 2005)

by Nicola Davies, Jane Chapman (Illustrator)

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Title:One Tiny Turtle: Read and Wonder
Authors:Nicola Davies
Other authors:Jane Chapman (Illustrator)
Info:Candlewick (2005), Paperback, 32 pages
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One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies



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Review: A book about the life of a sea turtle and how in the great big sea this little turtle has a great adventure. About life and what an animal does to survive,

Ages: 5 - 8 Years

Source: Pierce ECE library
  DavidGriffin | May 12, 2014 |
this book about turtles
  born2read4ever | Nov 7, 2013 |
I really like this book because it combines scientific information about turtles with a story, because it has realistic illustrations, and because it is about one of my favorite types of sea turtles, the loggerback! On each page, there is larger text telling the story of a baby turtle growing up. But, also on each page is smaller text that tells a piece of scientific information about turtles. On page 11, when it tells the reader that the turtle is swimming around, there is smaller text that tells readers how turtles are able to stay underwater for so long, and how they are different from fish. Illustrator Jane Chapman did a great job of creating beautiful illustrations that help to support the informational text on each page, as well as to make for entertaining pictures. For example, on page 9 it says, “turtles have shells that cover their backs and shells that cover their stomachs.” In the illustration, you can clearly see shells on both the top and the bottom of the turtle. The main idea of this book is to relate informational text with story text in order to inform the reader about loggerhead turtles. ( )
  bphill5 | Sep 17, 2013 |
One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies

There is a sea turtle by the name Loggerhead that live out in the ocean. This book describes the basic routine of the turtle's life such as swimming around the water and mating with the opposite sex to show how they produce their eggs on the shore digging a deep hole in them. Then the turtle goes back into the ocean life and the eggs will hatch after the summer's over in six weeks and each of them adventure to start their own individual lives.

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The life of a turtle excites the teacher and students to be more interested with the study of science and animal life. Also the pictures are really nice and colorful for the children to enjoy them better.

Classroom Extension:
1.The children can create their own turtles out of cardboard boxes or play dough.
2.A person that works at a pet store can bring a turtle and share it to the students.
  blossomfairy | Apr 29, 2013 |
Goes through the life of a female sea turtle with extreme detail. Very educational. Great resource book!

3-6 years
Pierce College Library
  acunningham128 | Mar 13, 2013 |
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"Simple, lyrical words and bright, acrylic doublepage pictures convey the astonishing facts about the loggerhead sea turtle. . . . A powerful nature story for a young audience." —BOOKLIST

Far, far out at sea lives one of the world's most mysterious creatures, the loggerhead turtle. For thirty years she swims the oceans, wandering thousands of miles as she searches for food. Then, one summer night, she lands on a beach to lay her eggs — the very same beach where she herself was born. Nicola Davies's lyrical text offers fascinating information about the journey of the tiny, endangered loggerhead, while charming paintings by Jane Chapman vividly illustrate one turtle's odyssey.

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The story of a tiny sea turtle who swims out to sea, then returns after a few years to the beach where she was born to lay her eggs before returning to the sea. Includes many facts about sea turtles.

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Candlewick Press

3 editions of this book were published by Candlewick Press.

Editions: 0763623113, 076363834X, 0763641936

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