Look Out For Turtles!

Paperback | June 21, 2000

byMelvin BergerIllustratorMegan Lloyd

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Turtles are among the oldest living creatures in the world. They have been on earth for nearly 200 million years!

In Look Out for Turtles! readers will discover why these creatures have survived so long. Hard shells protect many turtles from harm. Colorful markings on their shells help some turtles to blend in with their surroundings. Different kinds of turtles can live almost anywhere on land or sea and can eat many kinds of plants and animals...Today turtles must struggle to. survive. They are hunted, and threatened by pollution. There is less and less open space for turtles to live in. If turtles are going to be around for another 200 million years, they are going to need our help!

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Berger explains why turtles have survived since the age of dinosaurs, and includes information on the kinds and sizes of turtles, their characteristics, and life cycles, as well as endangered species and hints for helping turtles survive.

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Turtles are among the oldest living creatures in the world. They have been on earth for nearly 200 million years!In Look Out for Turtles! readers will discover why these creatures have survived so long. Hard shells protect many turtles from harm. Colorful markings on their shells help some turtles to blend in with their surroundings. D...

Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, as well as other nonfiction on the Harper backlist. He lives in East Hampton, NY.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.13 inPublished:June 21, 2000Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451569

ISBN - 13:9780064451567

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 9

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Berger explains why turtles have survived since the age of dinosaurs, and includes information on the kinds and sizes of turtles, their characteristics, and life cycles, as well as endangered species and hints for helping turtles survive.

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"[Berger explains why] turtles have survived since the age of dinosaurs, [and] includes information on the kinds and sizes of turtles, their characteristics, and life cycles, as well as endangered species and hints for helping turtles survive. The engrossing text and well-labeled illustrations are guaranteed to fascinate young readers." (BL)