Chase the Moon, Tiny Turtle: A Hatchling's Daring Race to the Sea (Hardcover)

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By Kelly Jordan, Sally Walker (Illustrator)
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Young readers will witness rare and extraordinary natural event as a baby loggerhead hatches from its shell. With nothing but the light of the moon to act as a guide, readers will follow the newborn turtles’ harrowing attempts to outpace a series of predators on their march toward the glistening shore. After only narrowly avoiding hungry crabs, owls, and foxes, the turtle rides ocean waves to a calm clearing. Following a moment of peace in the still ocean water, the turtle joins the rest of its pack on a dive into the moonlit sea to continue the voyage home.

Told with a beautiful, lyrical rhyming sequence, this book introduces readers to the birth cycle of a loggerhead sea turtle. Through the newborn turtle’s eyes, both kids and adults will marvel at the majestic, and sometimes dangerous seaside landscape from a perspective rarely seen before.

About the Author

Kelly Jordan has a journalism degree from the University of Georgia and spends her days as a communications manager and magazine editor. She lives with her husband in Decatur, Georgia. This is her second book with Page Street Kids.

Sally Walker has received an MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. She is currently working as a graphic and motion designer for an eLearning company in the UK. She has a strong passion for nature and conserving the remaining natural wonders of the world.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781645671527
ISBN-10: 1645671526
Publisher: Page Street Kids
Publication Date: March 2nd, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English