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Taro and the sea turtles

Arnold Dobrin

Taro and the sea turtles

a tale of Japan.

by Arnold Dobrin

  • 57 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Coward-McCann in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D66 Tar
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5979977M
LC Control Number66008326
OCLC/WorldCa1083618

  "Sea Turtles capitalizes on the depth of James Spotila's experience in field and political environments as well as his evident passion for conservation, [producing] an equally compelling, modern book. Readers of all stripes will be captivated by the outstanding photography and entertained by the stories 4/4(5). Despite the misgivings of his friends, young Taro is fascinated by his elderly neighbor, Jiro-San, especially after the old man reveals that the loggerhead turtles are ready to lay their eggs, and Taro and his sister join in to help with preparations for the turtles' arrival.

This is a list of fictional turtles, tortoises, and terrapins from literature, movies and other elements of popular culture. 1 In mythology, legends, and folklore. 2 In literature. 4 In film and television. 5 In animations. 6 In video games. 7 As mascots, toys, and others. In mythology, legends, and folklore. Br'er Turtle (Br'er Tarrypin). Topics covered in this short informational book were types of turtles, turtle anatomy, nesting, hatchlings, diet, and how to help protect sea turtles. This short informational book was filled with information, yet captured This was a very fun informational book filled with a lot of bright colors, real-life photos, and diagrams/5.

In our story Taro's sister thinks Jiro San is eccentric because he sweeps the beach, but Taro comes to understand that the man is preparing for the arrival of his friends, the sea turtles. The fact is that pollution on beaches is a serious issue and poses threat to animals who live their.   Sea Turtles by Gail Gibbons is an entertaining non-fiction book. Kids learn about a number of different types of sea turtles along with fun facts about their diet, habitat and size. Includes information about the green sea turtle so kids can learn more about Gertrude when they visit SeaLife. Great book for kids ages 4 - 9 years old.


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Taro and the Sea Turtles Library Binding – January 1, by A. Dobrin (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Library Binding "Please retry" — Author: A.

Dobrin. From the practical angle the story drifts into a wisp of fantasy, as Taro sells the dolls, rescues some soup-destined turtles with part of the proceeds, is attacked by pirates, but saved by the same turtles from drowning.

Taro and the sea turtles: a tale of Japan. [Arnold Dobrin; Coward-McCann Publishers,] -- "A small boy in a poor Japanese island village finds a way to make enough money to gild the statue of the Amida Buddha in front of the temple.""Taro lived with his family in a poor village in.

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Japanese folklore tells of a fisherman, Urashima Tarō, who rescues a sea turtle from torment and sets him free. In gratitude, the turtle transports the fisherman to a mythical Dragon Palace beneath the sea, where he is welcomed by a beautiful princess.

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