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Chelonia Green Champion of Turtles By Christobel Mattingley

Chelonia Green Champion of Turtles by Christobel Mattingley

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Chellie was very small when she first saw the beautiful green turtles with the scientific name so close to her own. But one day, Chellie makes a grim and horrible discovery, a discovery that turns her life upside down and forces her to act

Chelonia Green Champion of Turtles Summary

Chelonia Green Champion of Turtles by Christobel Mattingley

There in the shimmering green water lay four big oval shapes like a giant's carving dishes. They were patterned in brownish green and had five handles. Suddenly the handles stirred and the giant's carving dishes began to move!Chellie was very small when she first saw the beautiful green turtles with the scientific name so close to her own. Every year she would watch them swim in the sea and make their long journeys up the beach to lay their eggs. But one day, Chellie makes a grim and horrible discovery, a discovery that turns her life upside down and forces her to act.

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One person can make a real difference. The story is empowering, an environmental story for the upper primary classes. INIS

About Christobel Mattingley

Christobel Mattingley is one of Australia's most respected and admired writers. The award-winning author of more than thirty-five books for children, Christobel Mattingley's readership spans more than one generation. In 1982 she won the inaugural Children's Book Council of Australia Junior Book of the Year Award for Rummage.In 1990 she received an Advance Australia medal for her contribution to literature in Australia, and in 1996 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia for service to literature, particularly children's literature, and for community service through her commitment to social and cultural issues. In 1999 she was the winner of the Pheme Tanner Award for her life of contribution to children's literature.Christobel Mattingley was honoured with the University of Tasmania Distinguished Alumni Award for 2014.

Additional information

GOR003839173
9781741751710
1741751713
Chelonia Green Champion of Turtles by Christobel Mattingley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Allen & Unwin
2008-03-01
112
Short-listed for Wilderness Society's Environment Award for Children's Literature 2008 (Australia)
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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