Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out!

Summary:

Follow a little sea turtle from the time she hatches until she again returns to the beach to lay her own eggs. Reissued with new illustrations and updated material on conservation efforts, the book also stresses the role humans can play in helping these endangered turtles survive and the types of dangers they encounter on land and in the sea.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Both entertaining and informative, this is a book youngsters interested in the environment and sea will love.

Content Awareness Factors:

None


Little Kid Reaction

The kids loved the book, and some of them came over to immediately check it out.

Parent Reaction

I thought the information was solid, the art nicely done and the message about how human's can help endangered species survive was excellent.

Type of Book:
This is a picture book story about the cycle of life for a sea turtle, conservation, and ecology.
Educational Themes:

This is a book with lots of layers. It is fun to enjoy as a story, or you can dig deeper to talk about marine life, endangered species, animal habitat and life cycles, and scientific research.

Reading Level:
2.5
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
An elementary school librarian shared it with her second-grade students.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. This is a book I would buy ... especially in a paperback edition.

Title Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out!
About
Author April Pulley Sayre
Publisher Charlesbridge © 2010
Illustrators Annie Patterson
ISBN 1580891497
Material Hard Cover
Genres Nature, Ecology | Environment
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