Watch and wonder as one tiny sea turtle grows and grows, before she heads back to the beach to become a mother herself. Curious young minds will love learning about turtles in this picture book combining story with information. Previously part of the acclaimed "Read and Wonder" series, this title has been re-launched in the "Nature Storybooks" series with a new look and accompanying CD with facts, songs, sound effects and story reading by actor Stephen Tompkinson.
Nicola Davies is a zoologist and writer, who has also produced and presented radio and TV programmes, including The Really Wild Show. Her books for children include many acclaimed non-fiction titles such as Poo (9781844287512), Extreme Animals (9781406305593), Bat Loves the Night (9781406312744) and Ice Bear (9781406302059), as well as the novel Home (9780744559835). She lives in Devon. Jane Chapman, who does all her painting in her kitchen and has a 70-year-old tortoise (which is now a family heirloom!), is also the illustrator of the non-fiction bestseller The Emperor's Egg (9780744582215), winner of the 2000 TES Junior Information Book Award. She lives in Dorchester.