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First Toby hatches out of his egg – kerplop! – on top of another egg. He hears a song in his mind that tells him to go to the sea. He’s inside of a big pit that his mother made so his egg was safe from outside dangers. A pelican wants to take him for a ride to the sea, but he doesn’t accept it and slips between the pelican’s legs. Then a big crab says he wants to take him for a ride to the sea, but he says, ‘nope!’ But then he sees a big alligator that wants to eat him. The alligator says something to get Toby into his mouth, but then the alligator says, “Kachoo!” and sneezes him out. Toby lands on a big floating coral , and he saw all of his others brothers and sisters swim by and said, “I want to take a nap!” and so he did.

What I like about this book is that it tells you a turtle’s life about getting into the sea. It had good pictures and it was very fun. I kept thinking that Toby would be eaten each time. I was glad that he made it to the sea!

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Author Stacy A. Nyikos, Shawn Sisneros, illustrator
Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 32 pages
Publisher Stonehorse Publishing
Publish Date 30-Jun-2014
ISBN 9780976419952
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Issue July 2014
Category Children's


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