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He may be slow but Truman the turtle is determined to find his girl Sarah, who has boarded a city bus on her way to preschool.
Publisher: New York :, Atheneum Books for Young Readers,, [2019]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781534416642
Branch Call Number: P REIDY J
Additional Contributors: Cummins, Lucy Ruth


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VaughanPLGraeme Jan 02, 2020

I love the story of this brave little tortoise. It's a simple story, but one with some great moments. The illustrations really capture Truman's world in a fun and creative way.

OPL_MichelleC Dec 11, 2019

Truman's person starts school and the confused and worried little turtle escapes his tank to go search for her. An amusing and feel-good book that children and adults will both enjoy.

FPL_Yvette Nov 11, 2019

Truman the turtle may be small, but his heart is big and filled with love for his owner Sarah. Right from the beginning you'll fall in love with him too!

Sep 30, 2019

This book is so sweet! Charming illustrations work with an evocative text to tell a simple story of a turtle who misses his girl and goes on an adventure. We loved it.

KCLS_RobinH Sep 25, 2019

Adorable illustrations, repeated alliterative text, and fortitude shown by a brave turtle trying to reach his absent girl Sarah, off on her first day of school.

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