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Except Antarctica! by Todd Sturgell

Are you or your child the type of person that can’t resist picking up a gauntlet someone throws down? Apparently, turtles can’t resist a challenge either.

The Picture Book of the Week is Except Antarctica!, written an illustrated by Todd Sturgell.

About the Book:

The main character of Except Antarctica! is a turtle who can’t resist a challenge. When the narrator states that “turtles are found on every continent except Antarctica”, the turtle fixes his sights on the coldest continent on Earth. Along the way, he gains companions as a befuddled narrator tries to set things right. Will the turtle prove the narrator wrong? Or will there be unexpected complications?

Writing Exercise:

The narrator in this story is a character that advances the plot. Write a story in which the narrator is a character in the story.

Happy Writing!

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