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The Dream of the Tortoise

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  6 reviews
This is the story of a tortoise with very big dreams.
Paperback, 36 pages
Published April 30th 2019 by Clink Street Publishing
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Dash fan
4☆ A Beautifully Heart warming, Fun Adventure

The Dream of the Tortoise is a beautifully Illustrated Children's Picture Book about Friendship, Fitting In, Being Kind and Finding Happiness.

The Tortoise is very very old now and he is having difficulties in seeing and hearing.
So when he makes friends with a glow worm the two set off on an adventure to help Tortoise live his dream.

Tortoises don't swim but he dreams of swimming in the sea.
But with the help from some wise friends can he achieve his dre
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Donna Maguire
Review will be live on my blog on 12th May 2019 as part of the blog tour!

I thought that this was a lovely story to read and it has some superb images!

The story is lovely and I really enjoyed it, the different characters were great and I loved the help and assistance that the Tortoise got on their quest. The story was easy to follow and understand too.

It is 3.5 stars from me for this one rounded up to 4 stars for Goodreads and Amazon, I really liked how true to life the images were and they were
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Elaine
This is a delightful, inspirational story of a friendship and striving to achieve your dreams. It is beautifully illustrated with scenes from the unfolding adventure, enhancing the appeal of the story to children and adults alike. 

As a parent and teacher, I liked the moral messages about not giving up and how sometimes unlikely people can prove to be supportive friends. The paperback version of this book is 28 x 0.2 x 21.6 cm, a great size for sharing. The illustrations of the animals are simply
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Nicola Smith
May 12, 2019 rated it liked it
The Dream of the Tortoise tells the story of an old tortoise who longs to be like a turtle, and have a swim in the sea before she dies. One day she meets a glow-worm who says that he will go with the tortoise to the sea. The tortoise has found a good friend in the glow-worm. When the tortoise reaches the sea she finds out that her heavy shell is no good for swimming and she is rescued by two turtles who direct her to the oldest tortoise in the world for advice. That advice suggests that the tort ...more
Simon Leonard
May 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I read this story with Amelia and she really enjoyed it.
The book is a beautifully illustrated book about a Tortoise who befriends a glowworm and tells him about the dream he has of swimming in the ocean.
The tortoise is very old and slow moving so their journey to the sea is very slow going but they stick together through all of it.
The story is a very moving one about friendship, old age and not giving up when you set your mind to something.
Amelia really loved the illustrations and the story line
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Nyako Nakar
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May 07, 2019
Jasmine
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Tonja Drecker
May 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Created with love, this is a story which encourages readers not to give up while touching on the importance of friendship.

The tortoise is no longer the youngest and has trouble seeing and hearing. But he still has one dream he'd like to fulfill. The tortoise wants to swim in the sea. With the help of glow worm, he heads in the adventure to see if he can achieve this one last dream.

This is a story which came from the heart, and the love for it radiates off of every page. The tortoise is easy to l
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