Turtles are among the oldest living creatures in the world. They have been on earth for nearly 200 million years!
In Look Out for Turtles! readers will discover why these creatures have survived so long. Hard shells protect many turtles from harm. Colorful markings on their shells help some turtles to blend in with their surroundings. Different kinds of turtles can live almost anywhere on land or sea and can eat many kinds of plants and animals...Today turtles must struggle to. survive. They are hunted, and threatened by pollution. There is less and less open space for turtles to live in. If turtles are going to be around for another 200 million years, they are going to need our help!
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Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, as well as other nonfiction on the Harper backlist. He lives in East Hampton, NY.
Megan Lloyd has illustrated more than forty books for children, including The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams, Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' by Eileen Spinelli, and The Mixed-Up Rooster by Pamela Duncan Edwards. She lives with her husband on a farm in Pennsylvania, where she raises sheep, chickens, and cows. Some of the rabbits from her vegetable garden have even been kind enough to allow Ms. Lloyd to sketch them as models for this book.Review:
"[Berger explains why] turtles have survived since the age of dinosaurs, [and] includes information on the kinds and sizes of turtles, their characteristics, and life cycles, as well as endangered species and hints for helping turtles survive. The engrossing text and well-labeled illustrations are guaranteed to fascinate young readers." -- "BL"
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Descrizione libro Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1996. School & Library Binding. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0785775633
Descrizione libro Turtleback Books. School & Library Binding. Condizione libro: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Codice libro della libreria G0785775633I5N10
Descrizione libro A Division of Sanval, Turtleback Books. SCHOOL & LIBRARY BINDING. Condizione libro: Good. 0785775633 Harper Collins Let's Read and Find Out children's hardcover with pictorial cover; ex-library; no writing or tears in text. Codice libro della libreria SKU1068908