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Gail Skroback Hennessey taught for over 33 years, teaching sixth grade in all but two years. She earned a BA in early secondary education with a concentration in social studies and an MST in social...
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Purple Turtle Reading Series for Kids-Check it out

I am written a new children book series published by Aadarsh.(about 17 pages with colorful illustrations). Purple Turtle has lots of friends. There is Roxy the chameleon~Biggy Bear~ a stuttering rabbit named Zing. Other friends include Freddy the frog~ Fella the fish~Bob the Butterfly~ Squirty the Squirrel~ Walter the ant and Melody the bird. In each Purple Turtle story~ children learn a lesson.

Here are some of the titles:

Purple Learns to Use Less: Purple and his friends learn that each of us can help the planet in saving water.

Purple Meets Freddy at the Lily Pad: Purple meets Freddy at the lily pad. Freddy is very sad. His pond is littered with trash including soggy newspapers~ a plastic milk jug and even an old sneaker. Purple and his friends set out to lend Freddy a hand to clean up the pond.

Roxy Learns to Swim:Purple suggests going swimming in the river to his friend~ . Roxy says no and tells Purple why. Along comes a friendly fish named Fella who helps Purple solve Roxy's problem.

Purple's Birthday Party: Purple's friends are all excited because it's Purple's birthday. When Biggy breaks his ankle~ he can't attend and is very disappointed. Purple has a great idea and shows that friendship is one of the very best gifts one can have.
Purple Turtle's Safari Adventure: Purple and his friends go on a safari to see some of the world's unique animals. They learn that many of the animals are in trouble. Can Purple and his friends do anything to help?

Purple Meets Dovey: Purple meets Dovey the Dove~ while walking in the woods. A symbol of peace~ the dove is sad that there is so much fighting in the world. Purple tries to find a way to make Dovey smile.

Purple and the Cupcakes: Purple brings cupcakes to the park to share with his friends. Leaving them on a log~ the cupcakes are gone when the friends return from playing. Who took the cupcakes? Purple and his friends are surprised at just who did!

Purple and the Pumpkin Race: Purple~ Zing and Biggy are excited about participating in the annual pumpkin race. After they carve out their pumpkin to sail~ the race begins. Sounds like lots of fun but somehting goes very wrong!

Purple Meets the Monsters: Biggy invites Purple for a sleepover. When nighttiome comes~ monsters come out frightening Biggy. How will Purple come to the rescue?

I have posted the stories at this link where you can then go to get the ebooks at EdWorld Exchange:

The books are $1.50
Grades 1-3
Gail Hennessey