Doug MacGregor, award winning Florida cartoonist, author and illustrator, has published a new fantastic children s book! Turtellini, The Turbo-Charged Turtle, is a 52-page book that will capture a child s heart, imagination and sense of wonder. Beautifully illustrated in full color, it stars Turtellini an inventor who happens to be a turtle. Turtellini is not your typical turtle. He won t settle for moving slow through the water. He sets his sights on breaking the water speed record and designs a series of turbo-charged engines to get him there. Follow Turtellini on his wondrous and wild adventure of determination and imagination. Where will his dreams and aspirations take him? This book focuses on drive, determination, invention and begs the question what if? . It also includes four open pages at the back of the book (photo copying recommended) that will encourage young readers to draw, design and dream up their own inventions as Turtellini looks on.
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Doug MacGregor is a native of Binghamton, N.Y. and a graduate of Syracuse University. He has lived in Southwest Florida since 1988. He was the full-time editorial cartoonist for The News-Press in Fort Myers for twenty-three years tackling local, state and national issues on the editorial pages. You can still spot his cartoon work every Sunday in the News-Press. Doug also visits schools, libraries, art centers and civic organizations sharing his love for drawing and lecturing on creativity. To date he has also written and illustrated six children s books including his most recent, Morgan McKinney s Bigger-Than-Life Bedtime Story. In 2009 he published two wonderful books for kids, Turtellini, The Turbo-Charged Turtle, and Rad Hair Day. In 2009 he published, Get Creative Turn On The Bright Side Of Your Brain; a book to help folks of all ages become more creative in everyday life. Doug is also a local musician and plays harmonica in various blues bands in the area. He has won numerous state and national awards for his cartoon work and is a member of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and the Society of Children s Book Writer s and Illustrators. You can see Doug s work and hear his music at dougcreates.com Currently, he is enjoying his position as coordinator for the Arts in Healthcare program, which brings bring art and music to patients and families within the Lee Memorial Health System in Southwest Florida.
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Book Description Doug MacGregor, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # 0965484386
Book Description Doug MacGregor, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Doug MacGregor (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0965484386
Book Description Doug MacGregor, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition. 52 pages. 10.90x8.30x0.20 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0965484386