Why the turtle and the snail carried their houses on their back by Marilyn Laing

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Shelly and Tiny are two slow animals who would love to own their own homes. However, each house must be suited to meet their unique needs. They have the plans for each house in their heads. Smooth rocks, shaded trees, indoor outdoor pools were some of the things that were needed. They searched the entire island each with high hopes that their dreams would come true. While they did not find their dream houses, they discovered the many building that were in their city and identified the business that each building housed.

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This short story allows the reader to identify buildings that would be seen in their city. He/she would be able to identify and talk about the business services that are houses in each building. Young children will be able to use this book as a simple tool when identifying these building at home or in the classroom.
Published April 20, 2011 by AuthorHouse. 24 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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