Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Turtles as pets -- Water or land? -- A nice home -- Warmth -- Good food -- Safety -- Loving care -- Needs and dangers -- Fun facts -- Glossary.
An introduction for young readers on the basics of how to care for a pet turtle. Bright photos and clear, simple text lay the foundation for children to take greater responsibility and a more active role in their pets' lives. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, a fun-facts section, a list of needs and dangers to the pet, and sources for further research"--Publisher description.