Author(s): PASCOE, KERRYN
Unlike his brothers and sisters, Little Chelone does not want to leave the safety and warmth of his egg. Aided by the soothing call of his siblings, Little Chelone finds the courage to begin his journey out to sea. However, it is not without danger as Little Chelone catches the eye of a hungry Seagull. Little Chelone must reach the ocean before the seagull reaches him. Will he make it in time? AUTHOR: Kerryn Pascoe is the author of 'My Boots in Season'. She lives in the beautiful region of South Gippsland and this is her second picture book. Whilst on holiday with her family to the Great Barrier Reef, Kerryn gained an appreciation and respect of the majestic sea turtle, as it swam effortlessly amongst the marine life. From there a story began...ILLUSTRATOR: Vincent Agostino is a Crichton award winning children's book illustrator who has previously illustrated two beautiful picture books 'When Elephants Lived in the Sea' and 'My Silent World'. Vince lives in Melbourne. SELLING POINTS: * Award winning illustrator and emerging author * Suitable for primary aged children * A compassionate look at the struggle for a baby turtle to stay alive * Deals with themes of belonging, anxiety, endurance and overcoming obstacles * Great as a springboard in to further research on turtles, their life cycle and habitat. * Teacher's notes will be available. * Information page about sea turtles in the back of the book.