I'll Follow the Moon - 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition

I'll Follow the Moon - 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Stephanie Lisa Tara, Lee Edward Födi

Language: English

Pages: 48

ISBN: B004BSGJFW

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Double-Gold Medalist I'LL FOLLOW THE MOON, now in its 11th year, is an international sensation--with companion I'LL FOLLOW THE MOON COLORING BOOK and companion I'LL FOLLOW THE MOON SONG now available! "On a quiet moonlit beach, a baby green sea turtle stirs from a dream of home. Slowly, slowly with a tap, crick, crack, the baby turtle embarks upon a mysterious nighttime journey." Donates to charity: every book and song saves a turtle!

MY DAUGHTER LOVED IT!: "My daughter loved the turtle. The illustrations are great! She said, "Mom if I'm ever lost, I'll follow the moon and find you."

MY PRESCHOOLER LOVES THIS BOOK: "My 3 1/2 year old daughter loves this book. She has learned the little saying that is on every page and loves to say it with me."

GENTLE REPETITION: "The story is gentle and the repetition helps soothe my son. I like the message, and the art is beautiful."

GREAT BOOK: "Great book for the grandkids. They love it. They like to read prior to bedtime. The girls really enjoy this book."

I'LL FOLLOW THE MOON: "This children's book has beautiful illustrations that compliment the lyrical, gentle words that accompany the small sea turtle's journey from
egg to sea."

SO CUTE!: It's impossible not to be enchanted by these little creatures! I'm so in love with this book, perfect for everyone!"

CUTE BEDTIME STORY: "I enjoyed reading this book to my daughter, she loved the artwork. It was well written and will be enjoyable for children."

BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS: "What a lovely book! A great story to introduce an environmental concept."

FANTASTIC: "A perfect afternoon read. I enjoyed it, and my son will too I'm sure."

I'LL FOLLOW THE MOON: "I really enjoyed this book. I read it to my 1 and 2 year old. They really enjoyed this book. Beautiful illustration!"

SWEET AND PERTINENT: "As a resident of northwest Florida, this book is one that should be shared with all residents, young and old alike. It is currently turtle season here and all residents enjoy keeping watch on these special creatures."

SWEET CHILDREN'S BOOK: "A sweet children's book, lovely rhymes and beautiful pictures. Definitely a book worth having to enjoy over and over, great for kids of any age."

GREAT TO READ ALOUD TO THE CLASS: "My second graders will love this simple book with wonderful words and a repetitive line which they will quickly join in to read."

I'LL FOLLOW THE MOON: "I read this to my boys. They loved the graphics and how cute the turtles were. The story is super cute! Very entertaining."

SWEET SIMPLE STORY, SWEET ILLUSTRATIONS: "...comforting and relaxing. The story line is not at all complex, but is appealing in its simplicity and repetitiveness."

MAKES A GREAT BEDTIME STORY!: "...decided to download it for my kid's...Cute illustrations, educational, and delivers a positive message. Makes a great bedtime story. Recommend it!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

night in 2001, about a month after I brought baby Madeline home from the hospital, I noticed something quite strange on the beach in front of our south Florida home. It was late and Mom was tired, doing a last-feeding-of-the-day on the deck after a long day of new mom activities. As Maddie dozed off to sleep at long last, I noticed dark, tiny shapes scurrying across the sand. What was this? I wondered and went down for a closer look. There they were! Baby turtles streaming out of hundreds of

night in 2001, about a month after I brought baby Madeline home from the hospital, I noticed something quite strange on the beach in front of our south Florida home. It was late and Mom was tired, doing a last-feeding-of-the-day on the deck after a long day of new mom activities. As Maddie dozed off to sleep at long last, I noticed dark, tiny shapes scurrying across the sand. What was this? I wondered and went down for a closer look. There they were! Baby turtles streaming out of hundreds of

an egg buried in golden sand. With other tiny turtles, he is shown plowing through the damp sand, sampling the salty sea air and marching unerringly toward the moonlight glimmer, his guide to the ocean. Once afloat, he soon comes face to face with "eyes like mine" in his new watery home. The gold of sand, blue of sky and green of the sea repeated throughout the book bring a sense of harmony. The turtle is the focal point of all the pictures, with few background details added. The illustrator has

that came into being a few years later. With love, Stephanie Lisa Tara November, 2010 stephanielisatarabooks@gmail.com www.stephanielisatara.com Reviews, Awards, Endorsements On a quiet moonlit beach, a baby green sea turtle stirs from a dream of home. Slowly, slowly with a tap, click, crack, the baby turtle embarks upon a mysterious nighttime journey. Gentle tender verse and enchanting illustrations carry this tranquil tale from sand to sea. Winner of the prestigious

Chocolate Lily Award and the Mom's Choice Award, first-time author Stephanie Lisa Tara and Canadian illustrator Lee Edward Födi have teamed up to create a lyrical rendition of a green sea turtle's first glimpse of life. Hatched on a moon-washed beach, the baby turtle finds its way by instinct across the expanse of sand to the sea and a rendezvous with its mother. This attractive book is an enjoyable way to introduce young listeners to a fascinating cycle in nature. Gorgeous watercolors chronicle

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