A graceful fable, with elegant, dreamlike watercolors by illustrator Cheng-Khee Chee, Douglas Wood's modern-day classic makes a hushed but strong environmental statement, as well as a plea for universal acceptance. (Ages 5 and older) --Emilie Coulter --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
I love this book. I think this is the third copy I have purchased. The Illustrations are breathtaking and do justice to the inspiring story, which is lyrical and almost reads... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jane Esquivel
Wow...What a wonderful book! I would have to say this is probably one of the very best books I have ever read! Read morePublished on March 14 2003
... it's not for everyone, and it's not for kids of all ages. It was given to me by someone who perhaps thought it was a story about a turtle I could read to my infants (there's no... Read morePublished on Dec 8 2002
I had first heard of this book when I was in high school and trying to decide what to do with my life. Read morePublished on Nov. 10 2002 by Helen Kaelin
How often do you find a children's book with a intelectually fresh and profound message??
We dont have a family religion in our house, but I feel that it is important to... Read more
I have 4 children, from age 11 to 31, so I have had LOTS of experience with children's books. This is by far, the BEST children's book I have ever read! Read morePublished on Feb. 26 2002 by Jeanie