Children discover that they do not have to travel great distances to see great things as they read about amazing animals, insects, and birds that live in backyards across North America. -- A Parents' Choice Approval for 19 title book and tape series. -- Glossary highlights key plant and animal terms. -- Read-along cassettes include page-turning tones and authentic sound effects. -- Toys authenticated by Smithsonian Institution curators for realism.Follow along as a Box Turtle stirs from her cozy bed of oak leaves and soil, and then makes her way across the road to find just the right spot to dig a nest and lay her eggs. In a few months baby box turtles will emerge from the carefully dug nest.Korman, Susan is the author of 'Box Turtle at Silver Pond Lane Micro Edition' with ISBN 9781568998657 and ISBN 1568998651.