Lucille Lost A True Adventure Author:Margaret George, Chris Murphy Lucille, a pet Burmese tortoise, has found a way out of her safe pen. Now she'll have the adventure she's always wanted! After meeting a nice, old tortoise, and a not-so-nice snapping turtle in a nearby forest, Lucille discovers that adventure can be more scary than fun. And little does she know but her human family is heartbroken she is missing... more » and has organized a neighborhood search.Will they ever find her? Based on true events, this charming story is complemented by interesting tortoise facts and gorgeous illustrations that fill the pages with playful details from a tortoise's point of view.« less
An unique picture book for the whole family. This is the true story of a beloved pet tortoise who wandered away and was lost for days. The illustrations are wonderful, colorful, true to life. Tortoise facts are dotted throughout. A sort of tortoise angel, from American Indian myth, makes a cameo appearance.