Tino Turtle Travels Gift Set - Kenya

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Tino Turtle Travels Llc, Dec 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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The Tino Turtle Travels Book/CD/Beanie Gift Set includes the Award-Winning Tino Turtle Travels to Kenya - The Great Safari hardcover book with CD (narration, sound effects, and sing-along song) and the Tino Turtle Travels Beanie (6"). Packaged in a beautifully designed gift set. Conforms to safety requirements of CPSIA and ASTM F-963. Book includes music sheet for sing-along song, a language glossary (Swahili), and Tino's adventure on a map. Tino Turtle is unique. Many times, when entering his burrow for his long winter sleep, he wished to travel and see the world. Finally, his Fairy God Turtle grants his wish. Now this endearing character fulfills his fantasy and mission...to meet new friends and travel to far away places. He explores historical landmarks and the culture of other people around the world. He teaches his readers facts about new cities in an exciting way by taking them on an adventure in travel. Tino sincerely hopes that his readers will enjoy his stories and find them to be a truly fun experience. He appreciates and thanks all his friends for joining him on his travel adventures. Tino Turtle invites adventurous children and their parents to enjoy a magical series of original stories. The book is the Award Winner in the "Children's Picture Book: Hardcover Fiction w/ Audio CD" category of the National Best Books 2009 Awards. --USA Book News. Tino Turtle Travels to Kenya - The Great Safari is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, Ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times Best-Selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, Motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books; and Tara Paterson, Certified Parent Coach, and founder of the Mom's Choice Awards. Parents and educators look for the Mom s Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families. This book/product has been honored by this distinguished award. --Mom's Choice Awards.Tino brings back the fun of traveling. --Los Angeles Public Library

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About the author (2009)

Carolyn L. Ahern is a wife, homemaker, and Registered Nurse, with a BA in psychology, who spent most of her life living in the Las Vegas desert where she became endeared with the desert tortoise.The idea for her Tino Turtle Travels book series & plush collection came to her as fun way to share her joy of travel and love of the desert tortoise with children. As an advocate of early childhood literacy, she has lovingly developed the character Tino Turtle, adventure traveler.With each book, Carolyn hopes to nurture children's minds with an entertaining combination of fiction and true historical facts, as they explore each new travel destination with their friend, Tino Turtle.

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