This is a Rigby Literacy 2000, stage 5 (set C) leveled reader. The story is a traditional folktale retold by author, Chris Hudson. The fiction story explain what happened long ago to cause turtles to sleep, or hibernate, all winter and why they have smooth shells!
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Book Description Rigby. Book Condition: Good. . Writing inside. Bookseller Inventory # N06H-01017