Run, Sea Turtle, Run
A Hatchling's Journey
“Can you hear me? Scritch, scratch. I’m a little sea turtle inside an egg.”
Follow a hatchling’s treacherous journey from nest to sea. Longtime science writer Stephen Swinburne creates an engaging first-person narrative from the sea turtle’s perspective. Gorgeous photographs by Guillaume Feuillet capture the drama of the hatchlings’ race to safety. Back matter includes information on the life cycle of leatherback sea turtles, tips for how readers can assist with sea turtle conservation, and recommended further reading.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Animals|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Stephen R. Swinburne
Stephen R. Swinburne is a writer and photographer for children's books. He loves to travel and observe nature and wildlife, and he holds a bachelor of arts degree in biology and English from Castleton State College, Vermont. He lives in South Londonderry, Vermont, with his family.
- Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
“[A]n engaging real-time account of a leatherback sea turtle’s journey from hatchling to ocean dweller.”—Booklist
“What a voyage. This juvenile nonfiction picture book will appeal to children at home, school, or a library.”—School Library Journal
“An appealing, attractive, and accessible introduction to endangered sea turtles.”—Kirkus Reviews