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Old Turtle: Questions of the Heart

By Douglas Wood   Illustrated by Greg Ruth   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439321112 Hardcover
56 Pages | 9.35" x 10.28" | Ages 4 to 8

Words of wisdom, compassion, and hope in this companion to New York Times bestseller Old Turtle.

Why are we here? What is the purpose of life? How do we find happiness? Once again, Old Turtle’s wise answers offer readers of all ages inspiration, solace, and the most important gift of all — hope.

Timed to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the publication of the national bestseller Old Turtle, this companion picture book is sure to delight fans of the original while it simultaneously speaks to the concerns of the world today. New York Times bestselling author Douglas Wood’s tale of wisdom and wonder finds its perfect complement in the ethereal and evocative paintings of Greg Ruth.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Old Turtle:

“An eloquent fable illustrated with sumptuous watercolors.” —Booklist

“A handsome, thought-provoking book.” —Kirkus Reviews

“ Both author and artist have combined rare talents to produce an enchanting book.”

Publishers Weekly