Tina The Turtle by Grace Tondino-Gonquet


Tina The Turtle by Grace Tondino-Gonquet

A delightful children's story with an important environmental message.Turtles need to swim free if they are to survive. This is the tale of one who could not. Suffering from floating syndrome ever since she mistook a plastic bag for a tasty jellyfish, Tina is doomed to bob around the surface waters of the Arabian Sea. Until rescuers come her way . . .

About the Author

Grace Todino-Gonguet is a travel writer, resident for some time in Oman, where this book is set. Her earlier book, Halimah and the Snake, was probably the first illustrated collection of Omani folk tales and provided a rare insight into the traditional lore of this beautiful Gulf state. Susan Keeble has illustrated a number of children's stories. Her striking watercolours have been exhibited at galleries internationally, celebrating local colour, be it amid the sands or Arabia or on the waters of the Thames at Henley Regatta.

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58 pages


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Publication date

24th November 2011



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