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Tino the Tortoise Adventures in the Grand Canyon

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ISBN-10: 1941821456

ISBN-13: 9781941821459

Edition: 2015

Authors: Carolyn L. Ahern, Erik Brooks

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Follow Tino the Tortoise as he learns about the exciting natural history of the Grand Canyon in this first book in a new series based in the national parks.The character of Tino the Tortoise is based on the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) of the Mojave Desert. A tortoise is a land-dwelling turtle with a high domed shell and elephant hind legs. Well adapted for the intense desert heat, it can live well over fifty years of age. He spends most of his time in his burrow, which inspired the author to create the character Tino the Tortoise. Tino becomes bored during his long winterâe(tm)s sleep and dreams of visiting Americaâe(tm)s national parks. During each adventure, Tino and his…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 6/9/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Carolyn L. Ahern is an award-winning author and longtime resident of Las Vegas, where she became endeared with the desert tortoise, a native of the nearby Mohave Desert. As an advocate of early childhood literacy, Carolyn�e(tm)s books offer an entertaining and educational combination of fiction, true historical facts, and diverse cultures, as the reader explores each new travel destination with their friend Tino.