Winding Oak's Bookology Magazine

Turtles in Children’s Literature

Our Book­stormbook, The Shad­ow Hero, is the ori­gin sto­ry of a super­hero, The Green Tur­tle. While this char­ac­ter is not an actu­al chelonian—though that would be an awe­some super hero—there are many tur­tles and tor­tois­es in children’s lit­er­a­ture. Some might even be, tech­ni­cal­ly, ter­rap­ins. Here are some nota­bles.

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One Response to Turtles in Children’s Literature

  1. David LaRochelle July 13, 2015 at 6:32 pm #

    And then there’s Peter’s pet tur­tle that his broth­er Fudge swal­lows in “Tales of a Fourth Grade Noth­ing.”

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