Turtle Walk

by Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan

On Sale: 10/06/2020

Turtle Walk

by Matt Phelan

illustrated by Matt Phelan

On Sale: 10/06/2020


About the Book

Turtle walk. Nice and slow. Here we go!

Explore all four seasons with this charming—and patient!—turtle family. Award-winning author-artist Matt Phelan guides the youngest readers from the first blooms of spring and the scorching sun of summer to the crisp leaves of fall and fat snowflakes of winter. Fans of Anna Dewdney and Tad Hills will want to go on this journey again and again.

Spring blooms, and a turtle family is on the move. Slow and steady, they travel up, up, up, the gentle hill through all four seasons. Where are they going? To the top of the sledding hill, of course! But how will they get back down the hill to a well-deserved winter’s rest?

Matt Phelan’s simple, rhythmic text is filled with repetition that shines in read-alouds, and his soft, colorful watercolor artwork bring the seasons to vivid life. The joyful journey and gentle, rewarding surprise make Turtle Walk a timeless choice for every home and classroom.

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Critical Praise

“A family of turtles celebrates four seasons with a long walk around its small world. . . . Simple, rhyming text . . . accompanies the little group of four on its journey . . . Phelan’s artwork is lively and visually bright, with rich colors and impressionistic lines . . . Playful and lighthearted.” - Kirkus Reviews


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062934130
  • ISBN 10: 0062934139
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 10/06/2020
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Turtles
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / Senses & Sensation
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / General (see also headings under Animals)

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