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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.


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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