Bartleby, the red-eared turtle, and Seezer, the American alligator, have swumthe Mighty Mississippi to reach bayou country, their true home. But when they find the creek where Seezer was born, they discover it's ruled by Old Stumpa giant gator with a gargantuan appetite. Fortunately, Bartleby has a knack for making friends, and there is soon a new crew to count on, including a red-ear named Lucky Gal. Still, life in bayou country is full of challenges. Does Bartleby have what it takes to make this strange new world his own? Readers will cheer for the tiny but tough hero in this pageturning sequel to Bartleby of the Mighty Mississippi.
Author Bio: Phyllis Shalant has written a number of award-winning books for young readers, including When Pirates Came to Brooklyn. She lives in New York.
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