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A delightful tale of a turtle being born to a family of ducks. When Henry the Turtle is abandoned as an egg in an all-duck community, it causes quite a stir! A caring mother duck quickly adopts the egg, keeping it warm and safe, and every duck in the community awaits its hatching with wonderment and awe. Henry the Turtle is a loving testament to the power of family, with a ...more
Paperback, 24 pages
Published April 3rd 2015 by Outskirts Press
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Henry the Turtle is abandoned as an egg on a stretch of sandy beach near a duck pond, but when one of the mother ducks adopts the egg, the ducks welcome Henry to their midst, and he grows up perfectly happy and cared for–just a turtle in a duck pond.

Punctuated with some fun facts about nature and eggs, Henry the Turtle is a sweet story about adoption and the love of a family. The general plot reminded me of the Dr. Seuss classic, ‘Horton Hatches the Egg’, but there was definitely a unique voice
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Kas Sobey has always had a genuine fascination for all living creatures. She was inspired to write Henry the Turtle by a SoulCollage project she was working on, creating a card of images. Kas lives near Valley Forge in Pennsylvania and enjoys writing, cooking, traveling, and walking in nature. She is a certified practicing hypnotherapist and coach and works with children, adolescents, and adults. ...more