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It's time for Izzy, the Diamondback Terrapin, to lay her eggs at the seashore. However, she does not know how to get there. To find the answer, she crosses the land, asking everyone she meets to show her the way to the sandy beach. [Children's Picture Book (Rated G) 24 pages color | Released in 2014 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. | Available in print and ebook]
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Izzy's Crossing based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
"It's time for terrapin Izzy to leave the marsh and lay her eggs on the sandy beach. Izzy doesn't know the way and calls on her marsh friends for help. Eventually Izzy meets another terrapin Addie who guides her to the beach. One major obstacle stands in the way of the terrapins getting to the beach; they conquer that obstacle with ingenuity and creativity... IZZY'S CROSSING is an engaging journey with a wonderful and lively character who makes her way through illustrator's Marco Serido's colorful and countryside having a good deal of fun. IZZY'S CROSSING should create enthusiastic students for science study of terrapins." ~ reviewed by Ernest Jaeger, Ed.D [FOUR STARS]
"Children will love going on an exciting adventure with sweet Izzy. Donna M. Zappala has added another charming story to her collection of knowledge-filled books for children. Izzy from IZZY'S CROSSING is a shy, helpless Diamondback Terrapin that relies on others to learn survival tactics in her new world that is surrounded by danger. Children will see IZZY'S CROSSING come to life through the vivid colors and the wonderful illustrations. This fabulous book is sure to win the hearts of all of the children that touch it." ~ reviewed by Andrea Murphy, Special Education Teacher [FIVE STARS]