The Voyage of Turtle Rex

By CYRUS, Kurt

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ISBN
978-0-54742-924-3
Publisher
Houghton Harcourt


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on May 1, 2011  |  Preschool to Grade 4

PreS-Gr 2—Nestled in the sand of the title page, a clutch of eggs begins to crack. They are sea-turtle eggs, but from another time, as hinted at by the giant clawed foot just visible at the top. A young turtle emerges and crosses the sand under the shadow of a Tyrannosaurus rex whose interest has been captured by a pair of unidentified small, red dinosaurs. She slip...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

A turtle hatchling wriggles free of her egg, makes her way toward open water, and hides in seaweed and sand "for a long, long w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on June 1, 2011

Kurt Cyrus’s laconic, rhyming narrative incorporates information about the archelon]’s environment, predators, and migration patterns as a natural part of the story: “She crossed paths with mosasaur, massive and dark: / muncher of archelon, / gulper of shark.”) Striking artwork uses v...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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