The I Love Turtles story teaches kids about the dangers of litter in our seas – especially old deflated balloons, which actually look like food to sea turtles and are of course very bad for them to eat. Ideal as a first reader, with an important message about caring for our oceans and our Earth!
The book’s interactive dialogue allows children to become a part of the story, while learning about environmental responsibility in a fun, entertaining way.
I Love Turtles also includes activities alongside the story:
- "Brain Tickles": Counting, finding hidden shapes, naming colours etc.
- "Growing Big & Strong": Teaches about the lifecycle of a turtle
- "Where Do I Belong": Teaches about different types of animals; mammals, fish, reptiles and birds
By purchasing the I Love Turtles book, you are contributing towards turtle rehabilitation at Cape Town’s much-loved Two Oceans Aquarium.
Illustrations and story by Marguerite Venter; also available in Afrikaans as Ek is Lief vir Seeskilpaaie.
About the author
Marguerite Venter is the Puppet Stories Producer at the Two Oceans Aquarium, and the author of the first Puppet Stories book, Keep the Beach Clean (also available in Afrikaans as Hou die Strand Skoon).
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14 Nov, 2014, By Barend Esterhuizen Pr Eng
Our 2 boys love these books :-)