Turtles have swum and snapped their ways into kids' hearts. With this book, readers can become turtle experts and learn how to save the animals they love. Featuring an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!
Did you know that a turtle named Jonathan is the oldest known living animal on Earth? (He’s almost two hundred!) How about that the largest sea turtles can dive more than three thousand feet below the water’s surface? Or that turtles’ shells have a spine in them, which makes turtles vertebrates—just like humans?
Perfect for all animal lovers—and turtle fans in particular—this book is filled with all the facts you need to know to become a turtle expert! Where are turtles found? What’s it like to be a turtle? Why are turtles endangered, and who has been working hard to save them? Read this book and find out how you can help save the turtles!
Complete with black-and-white photographs, a list of fun turtle facts, and things that kids can do right this very moment to help save turtles from extinction, this book, with an introduction by animal advocate Chelsea Clinton, is a must for every family, school, and community library.
About the Author
Sarah L. Thomson (she/her) has written over thirty books for young readers, including poetry, prose, fiction, and nonfiction. Her recent books include Cub's Big World, which School Library Journal called “a big must-have," and Deadly Flowers: A Ninja's Tale, which Booklist called “genuinely thrilling." She lives in Portland, Maine. You can visit her online at sarahlthomson.com.
Chelsea Clinton (she/her) is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of She Persisted, She Persisted Around the World, She Persisted in Sports, She Persisted in Science, Don't Let Them Disappear, It's Your World and Start Now!, as well as Grandma's Gardens and The Book of Gutsy Women, which she wrotewith Hillary Clinton, and Governing Global Health with Devi Sridhar. Chelsea earned a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is now an adjunct assistant professor, and a PhD in international relations from Oxford University. She is also the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives, including those that help empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their three children and their dog, Soren.