Turtle Splash!

Turtle Splash!:
Countdown at the Pond

Illustrated & Written by Cathryn Fawell
Published by Greenwillow Books/ HarperCollins

Hardcover and Paperback

ISBN 978-1606860427   PB: 9780061429279
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Description
As they are startled by the activities of other nearby creatures, the number of turtles on a log in a pond decreases from ten to one, in a splash-happy celebration of numbers and animals which includes simple instructions for making leaf prints.

Activities
Download Turtle Puppet Activity

Accolades
“A lovely example of multidisciplinary bookmaking showing how science, art, and literature can all connect.”  — Kirkus Reviews

“Falwell makes every aqua-hued spread come alive with texture, both visually and ecologically… This lush volume is sure to make a splash.”  — Publishers Weekly (star)

“The rhyming, alliterative text is energized with a rolling rhythm, suspense, and vivid, descriptive words…A beautiful, atmospheric counting book…”  —ALA Booklist

“This is pleasing fare for reading aloud at bedtime, or anytime, and offers an inviting early nature lesson.”  —School Library Journal (star)

-American Library Association Notable Book

-Outstanding Merit—Bank Street Best Books of the Year,2001

-Maine Lupine Honor Award Book

-Children’s Literature Choice, 2002

-BS Science Friday recommended book

-Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2004

-Maine Raising Readers 2004-2005 book

Inside the Book

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