Back to School Tortoise (Hardcover)

By Lucy M. George, Merel Eyckerman (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807505106, 24pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Board Book (2/1/2012)

List Price: 15.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


It's time to go back to school. But Tortoise is worried. What if he falls down? What if he doesn't like lunch? What if the kids are mean to him? What if he falls down, doesn't like lunch, and the kids are mean to him? The perfect back-to-school book about being brave, with a surprise at the end!

About the Author

As a child Lucy George wrote stories and poems, directed several plays (starring her sisters) and enjoyed making magic potions out of household goods. She studied English Literature at University and now lives in Wales near the sea where she writes and works. Merel Eyckerman is from Belgium, near Antwerp. She met her husband, Benjamin Leroy, whilst studying and enjoys discussing all aspects of her drawing work with him. When Merel is not busy shaping a character for a new children's book, she is busy creating archeological drawings at home, or in Egypt.