The Turtle Saver by Laurie Parker
A man driving along in his truck sees a turtle in the middle of the road. Being good-hearted, the man stops and moves the turtle to safety....
And this simple act that was mighty kind-hearted
Is how several things that took place all got started....
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Thus begins the charming tale of an uncanny chain of events in The Turtle Saver. The lyrical rhymes are a joy to read, and people of all ages will be amused by the fun situations that arise, as in this excerpt, which describes how a man's case of poison oak leads to good things:
His itching got worse, and he couldn't ignore it.
He went to a drugstore to get something for itā??
A small, friendly drugstore on Meadowbrook Drive.
And that's where it happened. Right there on aisle five.
By calamine lotions and cortisone creams,
The nice, itchy man met the girl of his dreams!
Readers young and old will enjoy following this account of the far-raching effects of one good deedā??all the way to the surprising and heartwarming end!
About the Author
Artist and author Laurie Parker resides in Starkville, Mississippi. In addition to writing and illustrating books, she operates her own businessā??producing a whimsical line of jewelry which she sells at juried art shows and retail events in the Southeast.