Oscar's Adventures in the Woods

Oscar's Adventures in the Woods

by Pam Stone

ISBN: 9781432763824

Publisher Outskirts Press

Published in Children's Books/Action & Adventure, Children's Books/Animals, Children & Teens (Young Adult)

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Book Description

"Oscar's adventures in the woods" is a true story of a little girl, Shelby, and her pet turtle, Oscar. Each page is original artwork created, drawn and colored by award winning artists Eric Hector and Candace Schinzler- Bell. Who has done artwork for many companies including Disney. This story is written by a mom who would read to her daughter every evening at bedtime up to three books each night, and instilled her love of reading in her daughter, who is a voracious reader to this day.

Sample Chapter

Someone gave Shelby a turtle. She named him Oscar He became a prized possession. He lived in his aquarium on Shelby's dresser. No one bothered him most days except once in a while a cat would peer down at him from atop the dresser.

He decided it would be fun to be able to roam wherever he wanted just like the cat. One day while Shelby cleaned Oscar's aquarium. He wandered off, he was nowhere to be found, and it was a sad day. Maybe Oscar wanted to live outside? When Oscar turned up the following spring, he was recognizable because of the chip out of his shell.

He was released outside every year in the fall. Oscar kept coming back every spring. He apparently hibernated under the leaves in the winter. See how Oscar's adventure makes him decide if he did the right thing in wandering off. How he learned that sometimes there really no place like home.

Learn how Oscar finds out how to survive in the cold alien woods. The lesson is that home is safe warm place where people live that love you. If you wander off. It really is special to come home and find your friends that have missed you for a whole season. Who does Oscar meet in the woods as; as he learns how to care for himself? How long will Oscar keep coming back to find his friend, hoping he is taken in to live with his friend again.

Oscar is a fun loving friend that all kids will love from the very first moment they read about him in the book. A great bed time story for kids of all ages. So read "Oscar's adventure in the woods."

Excerpted from "Oscar's Adventures in the Woods" by Pam Stone. Copyright © 2011 by Pam Stone. Excerpted by permission. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Excerpts are provided solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site.
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