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{"id":5990181447,"title":"Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out!","handle":"turtle-turtle-watch-out","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca title=\"April Pulley Sayre\" href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/april-pulley-sayre\"\u003eApril Pulley Sayre\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca title=\"Annie Patterson\" href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/annie-patterson\"\u003eAnnie Patterson\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHumans offer a helping hand.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSea turtles face many dangers as they grow, eat, travel, and breed. In this dramatization of one female turtle's challenges, acclaimed nature writer April Pulley Sayre highlights the role that humans have in helping this endangered species. 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She lives in South Bend, Indiana.\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003ca title=\"Read more about April\" href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/april-pulley-sayre\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about April.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAnnie Patterson, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBefore moving to Barrow, Alaska, Annie worked as a digital ink and paint artist for a leading children's CD-ROM game company. \u003ci\u003eWhale Snow\u003c\/i\u003e is her first illustrated children's book, written by Debby Dahl Edwardson. Annie is a freelance artist, working primarily in watercolor. \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003ca title=\"Read more about Annie\" href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/annie-patterson\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Annie.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAn NSTA\/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 2011\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Book Award 2010\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCCBC Choices 2011\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNYSRA Charlotte Award Suggested Reading List (Primary grades) 2012\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBank Street College of Education's Best Children's Books of the Year 2011\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSchool Library Journal\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDangers threaten the survival of sea turtles at every stage of their lives. In this newly illustrated version of a 2000 book of the same title, beautiful pictures in watercolor, gouache, and pastels illustrate many of these risky situations, and the narrative describes how people are working to minimize these threats. The title is repeated on many of the double-page descriptions: a new hatchling is attracted to the porch light--\"Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! Small hands switch off the light,\" so that the baby turtle changes direction away from the house and toward the moonlight on the water. Other dangers are natural--the night herons and raccoons alert to the scrambling hatchlings, hungry fish awaiting the tiny babies tumbling in the currents. People's life-saving actions are described or shown, e.g., reaching out of a boat into the water to retrieve a plastic bag that could choke a feeding turtle. The illustrations are soft-toned but dramatically interpret such dangers as the looming cat on the beach, menacing sharks, and confining fishing nets. A two-page description of how people throughout the world are helping the seven endangered species of sea turtles survive and the thumbnail sketches of these species provide background. A good read-aloud or read-along choice for environmental awareness.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFall Book Review, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA mother sea turtle lays her eggs on the beach. The baby turtles face many dangers, but some survive to return to the beach and lay their own eggs years later. This informational book teaches young students about the many dangers that sea turtles face. Each danger is marked by the words \"turtle, turtle, watch out!\" The watercolor illustrations are soft, beautiful, and add to the story. 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In this dramatization of one female turtle's challenges, acclaimed nature writer April Pulley Sayre highlights the role that humans have in helping this endangered species. Previously published, this story has been re-illustrated by Annie Patterson. 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She lives in South Bend, Indiana.\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003ca title=\"Read more about April\" href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/april-pulley-sayre\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about April.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAnnie Patterson, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBefore moving to Barrow, Alaska, Annie worked as a digital ink and paint artist for a leading children's CD-ROM game company. \u003ci\u003eWhale Snow\u003c\/i\u003e is her first illustrated children's book, written by Debby Dahl Edwardson. Annie is a freelance artist, working primarily in watercolor. \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003ca title=\"Read more about Annie\" href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/annie-patterson\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Annie.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAn NSTA\/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 2011\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Book Award 2010\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCCBC Choices 2011\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNYSRA Charlotte Award Suggested Reading List (Primary grades) 2012\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBank Street College of Education's Best Children's Books of the Year 2011\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSchool Library Journal\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDangers threaten the survival of sea turtles at every stage of their lives. In this newly illustrated version of a 2000 book of the same title, beautiful pictures in watercolor, gouache, and pastels illustrate many of these risky situations, and the narrative describes how people are working to minimize these threats. The title is repeated on many of the double-page descriptions: a new hatchling is attracted to the porch light--\"Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! Small hands switch off the light,\" so that the baby turtle changes direction away from the house and toward the moonlight on the water. Other dangers are natural--the night herons and raccoons alert to the scrambling hatchlings, hungry fish awaiting the tiny babies tumbling in the currents. People's life-saving actions are described or shown, e.g., reaching out of a boat into the water to retrieve a plastic bag that could choke a feeding turtle. The illustrations are soft-toned but dramatically interpret such dangers as the looming cat on the beach, menacing sharks, and confining fishing nets. A two-page description of how people throughout the world are helping the seven endangered species of sea turtles survive and the thumbnail sketches of these species provide background. A good read-aloud or read-along choice for environmental awareness.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFall Book Review, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA mother sea turtle lays her eggs on the beach. The baby turtles face many dangers, but some survive to return to the beach and lay their own eggs years later. This informational book teaches young students about the many dangers that sea turtles face. Each danger is marked by the words \"turtle, turtle, watch out!\" The watercolor illustrations are soft, beautiful, and add to the story. The back of the book contains information about six species of sea turtles, as well as a list of ways to help conservation efforts. This is a great book to give young students an understanding of the dangers sea turtles face, as well as their life cycles and wildlife conservation.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSBParent.com\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis picture book follows the life of a little sea turtle from the time she hatches and leaves the nest on a Florida beach until she eventually returns to lay her own eggs. The turtle, with the help of some concerned humans, must not only survive the dangers of getting from her nest to the water but she has plenty of situations to avoid once she is swimming in the sea. This reissued book offers not only new illustrations but updated information on sea turtles and the conservation practices that are being used to save them.\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e Here's a wonderful way to heighten your child's awareness of endangered species while also reading about the life of a sea turtle. 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Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out!

By: April Pulley Sayre / Illustrated by: Annie Patterson

Humans offer a helping hand.

Sea turtles face many dangers as they grow, eat, travel, and breed. In this dramatization of one female turtle's challenges, acclaimed nature writer April Pulley Sayre highlights the role that humans have in helping this endangered species. Previously published, this story has been re-illustrated by Annie Patterson. Information on sea turtle conservation efforts and the seven species of sea turtles is included.

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April Pulley Sayre, author

April Pulley Sayre is the award-winning author of dozens of books, including MEET THE HOWLERS! and ONE IS A SNAIL, TEN IS A CRAB, an ALA Notable Book. She lives in South Bend, Indiana.

Read more about April.


Annie Patterson, illustrator

Before moving to Barrow, Alaska, Annie worked as a digital ink and paint artist for a leading children's CD-ROM game company. Whale Snow is her first illustrated children's book, written by Debby Dahl Edwardson. Annie is a freelance artist, working primarily in watercolor.

Read more about Annie.

  • An NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 2011
  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Book Award 2010
  • CCBC Choices 2011
  • NYSRA Charlotte Award Suggested Reading List (Primary grades) 2012
  • Bank Street College of Education's Best Children's Books of the Year 2011

School Library Journal

Dangers threaten the survival of sea turtles at every stage of their lives. In this newly illustrated version of a 2000 book of the same title, beautiful pictures in watercolor, gouache, and pastels illustrate many of these risky situations, and the narrative describes how people are working to minimize these threats. The title is repeated on many of the double-page descriptions: a new hatchling is attracted to the porch light--"Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! Small hands switch off the light," so that the baby turtle changes direction away from the house and toward the moonlight on the water. Other dangers are natural--the night herons and raccoons alert to the scrambling hatchlings, hungry fish awaiting the tiny babies tumbling in the currents. People's life-saving actions are described or shown, e.g., reaching out of a boat into the water to retrieve a plastic bag that could choke a feeding turtle. The illustrations are soft-toned but dramatically interpret such dangers as the looming cat on the beach, menacing sharks, and confining fishing nets. A two-page description of how people throughout the world are helping the seven endangered species of sea turtles survive and the thumbnail sketches of these species provide background. A good read-aloud or read-along choice for environmental awareness.

Fall Book Review, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

A mother sea turtle lays her eggs on the beach. The baby turtles face many dangers, but some survive to return to the beach and lay their own eggs years later. This informational book teaches young students about the many dangers that sea turtles face. Each danger is marked by the words "turtle, turtle, watch out!" The watercolor illustrations are soft, beautiful, and add to the story. The back of the book contains information about six species of sea turtles, as well as a list of ways to help conservation efforts. This is a great book to give young students an understanding of the dangers sea turtles face, as well as their life cycles and wildlife conservation.

SBParent.com

This picture book follows the life of a little sea turtle from the time she hatches and leaves the nest on a Florida beach until she eventually returns to lay her own eggs. The turtle, with the help of some concerned humans, must not only survive the dangers of getting from her nest to the water but she has plenty of situations to avoid once she is swimming in the sea. This reissued book offers not only new illustrations but updated information on sea turtles and the conservation practices that are being used to save them.

Here's a wonderful way to heighten your child's awareness of endangered species while also reading about the life of a sea turtle. There are lots of great illustrations plus plenty of worthwhile information in this little book.

Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-58089-149-3

E-book
ISBN: 978-1-60734-193-2 EPUB
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Ages: 5-8
Page count: 32
10 x 10