Emma’s Turtle By Eve Bunting; Illustrated by Marsha Winborn

ISBN: 9781620917350


Published by (2014-04-01)

Inspired by the stories Emma reads to him, Turtle digs out of his pen and sets off to see faraway places. The backyard grass is longer than his legs so he thinks he must be in the jungle. He spies a tree stump and believes it's an elephant's leg. Just when he begins to worry that he's lost, Emma rescues him—and he discovers that he never left home. Undeterred, Turtle is grateful to "have the whole world here in my backyard," and plans to escape again tomorrow, this time to China.

Book Details

Format: Trade Paperback
Price: 6.99 USD / 9.5 CAD
Published: 2014-04-01
ISBN: 9781620917350
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 10 x 8

"Young readers should relate to an odyssey close to home." --Kirkus Reviews

"Humorous, warm, and ultimately reassuring, this story will be appreciated by individual readers but it's also a good choice for group read-alouds." --School Library Journal