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Chelonia Green: Champion of Turtles

Chelonia Green: Champion of Turtles

by Christobel Mattingley
     
 

Chellie loves the big green turtles in their secret pool on the island where she lives. Every day, when the tide is right, she goes to be with her turtle family, and when she learns their scientific name, Chelonia, she decides to call herself Chelonia Green. One day she is devastated to find Caretta, the only loggerhead turtle in the pool, choked to death on

Overview

Chellie loves the big green turtles in their secret pool on the island where she lives. Every day, when the tide is right, she goes to be with her turtle family, and when she learns their scientific name, Chelonia, she decides to call herself Chelonia Green. One day she is devastated to find Caretta, the only loggerhead turtle in the pool, choked to death on discarded fishing line. Chellie decides to take action and begins cleaning up all the flotsam and jetsam along the island’s beaches; she even begins a campaign to persuade fishermen not to throw their garbage into the sea. Her efforts help bring together her island community, and produce some surprising results!

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From the Publisher

"A dynamic and poignant tale that is exciting to read, yet dignifies its subject."  —KLIATT on Battle Order 204

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781741751710
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Christobel Mattingley is the author of several books, including Battle Order 204; First Friend; Hurry Up, Alice!; and No Gun for Asmir.

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