TURTLE POND, by James Gladstone, Illustrated by Karen Reczuch, Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press

What is it about turtles that fascinates us? Is it how they hide inside their patterned shells, their wizened faces, their slow determination? In Turtle Pond, a child and his parents visit their local public garden throughout the year, observing the turtles as they play, dive, feed, bask, climb, hide and doze. James Gladstone’s lively … Continue reading TURTLE POND, by James Gladstone, Illustrated by Karen Reczuch, Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press