Thursday, March 17, 2011

Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! by April Pulley Syare

Sayre, April Pulley.  Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out!  Illustrated by Annie Patterson.  Charlesbridge, 2010. PICTURE BOOK.  Content, G.  $7.95.  In this amazing adventure, a turtle is followed from the time the egg is laid until the turtle grows twenty years and hatches eggs of its own.  Throughout the book, there are examples of how humans affect turtles’ environment and how humans can help them to survive.  The book illustrates how hard it is for a turtle to get from its egg to the ocean and survive the first part of its life.  Great illustrations and interesting perspective.EL (K-3), EL - ADVISABLE.  Reviewer, C. Peterson. 

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