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Follow the Moon

4.42  ·  Rating Details  ·  24 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
A rocking narrative ballad with an upswing tropical beat and an upbeat message about friendship and a child's deep bond with nature. A newborn sea turtle, whose instinct is to "follow the moon" to find the ocean, is drawn instead by a glittering mirrored ball in a crowded danceclub. He is rescued by a young boy who helps him learn to listen to the voice inside his head.
Hardcover, 20 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Laura Geringer Book (first published 1995)
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Nov 19, 2013 Karen rated it really liked it
Follow the Moon is a sweet book about a boy who finds a sea turtle hatchling. The baby turtle is hoping that the light of the moon will lead it into the sea. The boy is hoping he has found a new pet. They journey together looking for the moon and happen upon a disco ball in a dance club! "That's not the moon you've found", thinks the boy. Eventually the turtle finds his way into the sea and the boy has to say goodbye. I think this is a wonderful story to read to children ages 3 to 9. It can intr ...more
Jan 10, 2012 Joanne rated it it was amazing
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Adorable book about a sea turtle and the boy who protects him until he can find his way to the water... and the moon. I've always been intrigued by the hatching of sea turtles and their innate ability to find crawl to the sea shortly after birth. The story is enhanced by the beautiful illustrations and that it was a gift from my mom.
Jessica Bennett
This rhyming book shows friendship between the boy and the turtle as he helps him get to the ocean safely. I am not very fond of this book, but the illustrations are beautiful. However, some children can relate to this book if they have ever taken good care of a pet.
Jobiska (Cindy)
Well, ours has a tape, but same idea.
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