Tino the Tortoise: Adventures in the Grand Canyon (Paperback)
Follow Tino the Tortoise as he learns about the exciting natural history of the Grand Canyon in this first book in a new series based in the national parks.
Carolyn Ahern is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with degrees in nursing and psychology. She lives in Nevada with her husband, Don, and family. An advocate of early childhood literacy, Carolyn hopes to nurture children's minds with an entertaining and educational combination of fiction and facts, as they explore each new travel destination with their friend Tino the Tortoise. Carolyn enjoys hiking, traveling and exploring the great outdoors. She adores her pet tortoise, Tino, and loves taking walks with her shih tzu, Penny. www.TinotheTortoise.com Erik Brooks is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Washington State Book Award winner, Polar Opposites and the CBC/IRA Children's Choices Award winner, The Practically Perfect Pajamas. His most recent illustrated book, Sea Star Wishes, was selected as the July 2013 "Book of the Month" by US Children's Poet Laureate, Kenn Nesbitt. From his home in Winthrop, WA, Erik also writes and draws Harts Pass, a weekly comic strip for the Methow Valley News, visits schools and libraries around the country, and plays in the woods like a wolverine! erikbrooks.blogspot.com