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Mossy, a turtle with a garden growing on her shell, is taken from her home and new friend to become an exhibit in a museum, until the director's niece, Tory, notices how sad Mossy is and helps arrange for her to go home.
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c2012.
ISBN: 9780399257827
Characteristics: [32] pages :,color illustrations ;,29 cm.


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Aug 11, 2017

One of our favourite books ever. Gorgeous illustrations with a gentle story addressing the underlining needs of Mossy the turtle, notice by a child. The same person that took Mossy from her home to put her on display at the Museum, found a solution and released Mossy back to her home and back to her hearts desires.

A beautiful book on many levels.

JewelMcLatchy Oct 08, 2013

Really cute story, but the detailed illustrations were what truly captured my attention. There are times I think most of her stories could easily become wordless books, the illustrations are just that amazing.

Jul 04, 2013

Jan Brett always delivers with illustrations; this book is a particularly delightful read as well. Who would have thought a turtle could win a reader's heart? I found myself wanting Dr. Carolina, the "museum keeper" to return the lonely, lovely turtle to the pond... Will Mossy be reunited with Scoot?

professortjbookworm12 May 28, 2013

Ha Mossy was a clever whimsical book! I read it for my own enjoyment, and my little ones loved the illustrations!

Dec 09, 2012

The beautiful illustrations with all the detail that Jan is known for, will delight any reader.

librarylin19 Oct 02, 2012

Another amazing book by Jan Brett! Gorgeous illustrations with a sweet story - just loved it.

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Jul 04, 2013

courtws thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and under


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