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Hatchling bursts through the walls of her shell into a brand new world. Hungry hawks bombard her siblings and she must somehow forge her way alone to food and safety. Her urge to belong is deep and she finds herself in dangerous situations with total strangers. Trusting others is the key to her survival but it can also be her downfall.
Kindle Edition, 27 pages
Published July 9th 2013 by McRites Press
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Christoph Fischer
"Turtle Wish" by Murielle Cyr is a magic children's picture book about a little turtle and its early life.After hatching it makes its way into the water and tries to find its family and home.

I love this beautiful story and I adored reading a children's book that deals with something so simple and precious as a turtle instead of relying on gadgets and superpowers to entertain.
I felt overwhelmed for the little Turtle and its desperate search.
In times when all of us are so removed from nature and e
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Mrs. D.
Jul 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A heartfelt story about the journey of a lonely little turtle looking for love, acceptance, and safety.

What a heartwarming story about the life of a lost turtle desperately searching for a home. “Turtle Wish” is a sweet short story written by Murielle Cyr. The story leads young readers through the journey of a newborn turtle trying to survive on her own. The author teaches children about the life of wild animals from the moment they enter the world.

Born in the wildness and left without the prote
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Kitty Muse Book Reviews
Jul 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Hatchling has just been born, and already she has seen dangers and horrors that no one should face. Predators chase her and gobble up her siblings. She can’t find protection and safety anywhere she goes.

On a journey to find her family, she encounters rejection time and again. There doesn’t seem to be anywhere for her, no warmth or love. Yet she pushes on, heedless of the reactions she gets from others, until she finally finds what she is looking for.



Once again, Murielle Cyr has delivered an impo
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Carly Wesley
Apr 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
This picture book follow a turtle hatchling that is already seeing the dangers of the world as a baby turtle. Shortly after being born hawks get her siblings and she left to fend for herself. Facing a lot of dang with every step closer to the water the little turtle struggles with safety and trying to find home. The turtle cannot differentiate between enemies and friends and trusts the wrong people. The story follows the little turtles quest to find a safe place to live and to find her family an ...more
Lobstergirl
Aug 02, 2014 rated it did not like it

Another one of those books with dozens of 5-star ratings....I don't understand it. Some things are beyond human understanding.
Anna Othitis
Dec 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Such a heartfelt story about the journey of a lonely little turtle looking for love, acceptance, and safety this show young readers how important it is to have a family and loving parents in every child’s life. So cleverly written and well written a talented author of note. Look forward to more of her books. Highly recommended and a great fantastic read.
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Bluing
Oct 31, 2013 rated it really liked it
nice book
Vijayan
Oct 31, 2013 rated it it was ok
good one
P.J. Fiala
Apr 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Fabulous! This is a fabulous story for youngsters.  Thank you Murielle for an entertaining story.
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Murielle Cyr is author of Culloo, a novella for young adults.Her short stories and poetry have appeared in several literary magazines through the years. The Daughters’ Story is her debut historical fiction novel. She holds Creative Writing and Education degrees from Concordia University. She lives in Richelieu, Québec, just south of Montreal.

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