A Blanding’s Turtle Story

Melissa Kim

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ISBN: 9781939017925

A Blanding’s Turtle Story

  Author:   Melissa Kim  
  Artist :   Jada Fitch    
  Publisher:  Islandport Press

A Blanding’s Turtle ventures across streams, over roads, and through wetlands to find food and a safe nesting place in this fascinating and educational board book. Readers will join the intrepid turtle as she travels, facing some unexpected challenges along the way. Through a simple narrative with beautiful illustrations, young readers will learn about the Blanding’s Turtle’s behavior and habitat, threats to its survival, and respectful human interaction to help conserve this rare endangered species. This is the third in a four-part series of board books done in partnership with Maine Audubon, following A Snowy Owl Story and A Little Brown Bat Story

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781939017925
Item ISL061
PublisherIslandport Press
PublisherIslandport Press
Published on May 10 2016
Language eng
Pages 24
Format Board Book
Dimensions7(in) x 7(in)
Shipping weight231(g)
Melissa Kim is the author of eight children's books, one adult guidebook, and countless articles for children's magazines. She has worked as a writer and editor for more than 20 years in New York and London. Currently the children's book editor at Islandport Press, she has a BA from Brown University and a Masters in Journalism from NYU.

Jada Fitch grew up in a family built log cabin in Sebago, Maine. Much of her childhood was spent attending art classes, doing craft projects, and building forts at her grandparents' general store. She is the author and illustrator of the children's book, Tea with Hazel. The illustrator of the Wildlife on the Move series of board books, she now resides in Portland, Maine, with her husband, Philip, and dog, Daisy.

Award Winners & Nominees

Shortlisted for Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award for English Fiction