Tanner the Turtle Learns to Swim

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Tanner the Turtle lives on the banks of the bayou surrounded by animal friends who love to play at the water’s edge. Everyone knows, though, that the water can be dangerous if you don’t know how to swim. And Tanner is too scared to learn! When his mother brings him to the local swimming pool for lessons, he refuses to even stick his head under the water. With the guidance of Coach Ted, though, Tanner is soon splashing with his new friends and learning valuable lessons in water safety.
ISBN: 9781455626502
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Louisiana
Images: 32
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 10 (w) x 8 (h)
Christopher DiBenedetto grew up with a love of the water. A swimmer since the age of two, he teaches swimming lessons to children and is a certified scuba diver and a saltwater fisherman. As a swim instructor, DiBenedetto combines his skills in the water with his talents as a professional keyboardist and vocalist to help children develop language skills, nonverbal communication, motor coordination, and water safety techniques. He has written stories based on culture, entertainment, and music for DIG Magazine, Where Y’at Magazine, and Louisiana Kitchen & Culture Magazine. Rebeca Triana graduated from Loyola University New Orleans and works as a brand designer. A first generation Cuban American, she is inspired to create without limits and share her love of the arts with children.
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