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Old Turtle (Hardcover)

Old Turtle By Douglas Wood, Cheng-Khee Chee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Douglas Wood, Cheng-Khee Chee (Illustrator)
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Experience the wisdom of Old Turtle, the bestselling fable that explores society, the environment, and the spirituality they share.

Who is God?Is He a wind that is never still?Is He a rock that never moves?Is He high above or here among us?Venerable Old Turtle answers quietly: God is all of these things.Old Turtle first burst upon the publishing scene in 1992, and it was instantly recognized as a classic fable about ecology, peace, and the interconnectedness of all beings. Simple yet profound, it has since brought hope and inspiration to children and adults around the world.

About the Author

Cheng-Khee Chee is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society. He has exhibited his works throughout the United States and China, and has been honored with more than sixty national awards, including the American Watercolor Society's Silver Medal of Honor. Cheng-Khee Chee and his family live in Duluth, Minnesota, where he is an Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota.
Douglas Wood touched the hearts of readers everywhere with his first book, Old Turtle, the much-loved inspirational classic. He is the author of more than thirty books, including several New York Times bestsellers. An accomplished songwriter, musician, and wilderness guide, Douglas makes his home in a cabin in the woods in Minnesota. Visit him online at

Praise For…

"An eloquent fable illustrated with sumptuous watercolors." -- Booklist"[A] lyrical, haunting book." -- Children's Literature"A handsome, thought-provoking book." -- Kirkus Reviews"Both author and artist have combined rare talents to produce an enchanting book." -- Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780439309080
ISBN-10: 0439309085
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 2001
Pages: 56
Language: English
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