Turtle Pond (Hardcover)

Turtle Pond By James Gladstone, Karen Reczuch (Illustrator) Cover Image
By James Gladstone, Karen Reczuch (Illustrator)
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What is it about turtles that fascinates us? Is it how they hide inside their patterned shells, their wizened faces, their slow determination?

In Turtle Pond, a child and his parents visit their local public garden throughout the year, observing the turtles as they play, dive, feed, bask, climb, hide and doze. James Gladstone's lively prose poem reveals the pleasure and curiosity that come from spending time with the turtles. Karen Reczuch's stunningly beautiful illustrations accurately portray these extraordinary creatures, both in and out of the water, surrounded by lush plants and the changing seasons beyond the greenhouse windows.

An author's note provides more information about turtles, including the Red-eared Slider featured in the book.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781554989102
ISBN-10: 1554989108
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication Date: May 1st, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English