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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (46 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Cynthia Rylant Narrator: Mark Nelson Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Lighthouse Family Series Release Date: October 2017 ISBN: 9781470356934
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Beloved award-winning children’s author Cynthia Rylant adds to the touching tale of the Lighthouse Family with The Turtle. Fog descends upon the lighthouse, and Seabold the dog uses the foghorn to warn oncoming ships. Then Seabold and the mouse children, Whistler and Lila, hear a cry for help! Can Pandora the cat figure out a way to save a stranded sea turtle from the cold northern waters?

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lorna | 10/25/2013

    " Sweet and gentle like the other books in the series. This one focuses on the "visiting" turtle and the two oldest mouse children. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bianca | 10/13/2013

    " The Lighthouse Family helps again! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kathleen | 9/23/2013

    " Calder and I are racing through this Cynthia Rylant series. The Turtle was my least favorite so far, but it won't stop us from heading to the library today to check out the rest! Rylant is such a perfect children's writer, and I love sharing these short chapter books with my boy. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alison Strumbeck | 9/9/2013

    " So sweet! Made me want to cry at the beginning but a happy ending as always. This is the winter tale. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Theresa | 3/15/2013

    " the story of an odd collection of family that live on a lighthouse island and their loving adventures, they use their loving helping nature to save a turtle that was lost in the cold sea after trying to see the northern lights. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Debbie | 2/28/2013

    " Another fun one by Rylant. "

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About the Author
Author Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than one hundred books for young people, including the beloved Henry and Mudge series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal in 1993 and A Fine White Dust won a Newbery Honor; she is also the author of two Caldecott Honor–wining picture books. Some of her other notable works include the Annie and Snowball series, the Poppleton series, the novel The Islander, and a number of other poetry books and story collections. She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

About the Narrator

Mark Nelson is an experienced audiobook narrator and producer. Also recording as Harry Shaw, he has recorded more than fifty professional audiobooks, including crime fiction, science fiction, horror, nonfiction, histories, and classics.