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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Kids Korner: The Dragon and the Turtle Go on Safari (Book Review)


Title: The Dragon and the Turtle Go On Safari
Authors: Donita K. Paul and Evangeline Denmark
Illustrator: Vincent Nguyen
Publisher: WaterBrook Press

My thoughts:  This is a beautifully illustrated book about two friends, Roger the turtle and Padraig the Dragon, who decide to spend a night camping at Mount Sillymanborrow.  During the night they encounter some scary situations. Because of their friendship, they are able to overcome their fears and help each other
make it to morning. 

The Legend of Mount Sillmanborrow is included at the end, as Roger never did get a chance to tell it to Padraig. Also included are some great questions that you can pose to your child to get them thinking about how we show our friends we care.  Also some suggestions about what we can do to face our fears.

~Special thanks to Staci Carmichael, Marketing and Publicity Coordinator, Doubleday Religion / Waterbrook Multnomah / Divisions of Random House, Inc. for sending me a review copy.~

For more information on this book/authors, please see my First Wild Card Tour post.


The Dragon and the Turtle Go On Safari
Publisher/Publication Date: WaterBrook Press, Jan 11, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-307-44645-9
40 pages
Ages 4-8

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