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Emma"s Turtle

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Published by Boyds Mills Press .
Written in English


  • Picture books,
  • Preschool Picture Story Books,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Animals - Pets,
  • Animals - Turtles,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Box turtle,
  • Fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Turtles

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12369981M
ISBN 101590783506
ISBN 109781590783504

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  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, Author: Eve Bunting. Buy other books like Emma's Turtle. Praise “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. Emma's prized pet discovers a whole world in the backyard. Turtle, who narrates his own story, lives in a backyard pen where Emma gives him healthy snacks and reads adventure books aloud while rocking back and forth in her rope swing. Her stories fill the turtle with dreams and wanderlust, and he digs a hole under his pen and escapes, determined to see the world. Emma’s turtle has a good life, but he often dreams of faraway places. Emma’s turtle lives in a backyard pen. He enjoys snacks that Emma feeds him. He also loves to listen to Emma as she tells him about faraway places such as Africa, Australia, and China. One day he decides to stop dreaming of those places and see the world beyond his pen.

I was going to use this book for a nature center story time but, even though it was a cute story, it did not show a realistic turtle. I think little kids would enjoy the adventure but I wouldn't want them to think they wanted a box turtle for a pet (it is illegal many places). Emma's Turtle Eve Bunting. out of 5 stars Hardcover. 28 offers from $ Next. Special offers and product promotions. Emmas Christmas has been given to all our grands and to all our friends for their children and grandchildren; it is a spectacular book that is enjoyed by all the illustrations are beautiful and it is a classic Reviews: Author Emma Radke is a girl full of imagination and adventure. This is her second book. She told the story of The Lost Turtle and her first book, Diddy Doo and 5/5(1). Sell Emmas Turtle - ISBN - Ship for free! - Bookbyte.

Emma's Turtle by Bunting, Eve; Winborn, Marsha [Illustrator] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Emma's Turtle by Bunting, Eve - . Get this from a library! Emma's turtle. [Eve Bunting; Marsha Winborn] -- When Emma's box turtle digs his way out of his pen, he imagines that he is having adventures in Africa, India, and other faraway lands that Emma has described to him. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Emma's Turtle at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Turtle Books Showing of We Found A Hat (Hardcover) by. Jon Klassen (shelved 6 times as turtle) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Emma's Turtle (Hardcover) by. Eve Bunting (shelved 3 times as turtle).