The Adventure of Thomas the Turtle
The Adventure of Thomas the Turtle
The Adventure of Thomas the Turtle
Stuart Samuel, Nathaniel Dailey
A 2018 Reader Views Choice Award Feathered Quill "Be Kind to Animals" Prize A 2018 Distinguished Favorite Independent Press AwardThomas the Turtle lives with his mother and sister on Placid Pond. Many years ago his father disappeared when he entered one part of the pond, which is called the "forbidden region." Thomas the Turtle has been told by his mother not to go to this region, but one day Thomas ventures too close and is swept over a waterfall and downstream. He struggles battling the forces of nature to survive the frightening experience. Far from home, he is determined to reunite with this family, and finally with the help of two children he succeeds. The Adventure of Thomas the Turtle stresses family values, filial obedience, adversity, curiosity, faith and determination. Parents will enjoy reading this touching story to their 5-to-9-year-old children for its exciting adventure and strong moral messages.

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 5 - 8

From the Publisher

 
AWARDS:
  • 2018 Reviewer Choice Award recipient presented by Reader Views
  • 2018 Distinguished Favorite Independent p\Press Award Recipient 

Check out the interview with author Stuart Samuel.

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