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Captain Tortuga and the Treasure of Sand Key

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Journey across the seas with Captain Tortuga and his trusty friend Polly as they follow a beautiful sea turtle named Lilly the Loggerhead to the Treasure of Sand Key! Along the way, discover how you can help protect endangered sea turtles from many of the hazards they face in the ocean. Written by David Kinne and Illustrated by Kotopoulis.

  • Features:
  • 36 pages
  • Casebound with dust jacket

About the Author: David Kinne is a former stand-up comedian, biologist, educator, and corporate trainer. His passion for the ocean and marine life has led him to a career at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. He is a master storyteller whose live, interactive version of Captain Tortuga continues to entertain and educate children visiting the aquarium. This is the first children’s book he has written, although he has read several.

About the Artist: Kotopoulis has been making the world smile for many years. He is an accomplished artist, director and animator whose career credits include working with prestigious companies such as Universal Studios, Hanna-Barbera and Disney. Kotopoulis won a Clio for his work on “Charlie the Tuna” commercials and “retired” in 1985 to pursue his own brand designs. Kotopoulis’ fine art sculptures and paintings have been exhibited in major galleries and are currently found in private collections throughout the world. His collection of fun, humorous animal characters delights children and adults alike.

*Both the Author and Artist have donated their talents to create Captain Tortuga and the Treasure of Sand Key. All proceeds from sales of the book go directly to support Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

 

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  1. Become our Go To book for baby gifts & showers

    Posted by Ray on 28th Jun 2016

    Love this book. Even if you didn't grow up in the Clearwater area, it is a great story that plants the seeds of conversation in our next generation. We've given away 3 or 4 in the past 6 months and will do more. The author is great & accessible and was willing to autograph each copy we purchased. Nice touch. Highly recommend this and the fact that the proceeds go back to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium is even better.


  2. Great story with a real life lesson!

    Posted by Unknown on 19th Feb 2015

    Captain Tortuga will capture the imagination of children while giving them an insight into the life of sea turtles and the man made perils that they face. The book provides an education for children while being entertaining as well.


  3. A wonderful book

    Posted by kathy on 19th Feb 2015

    I was so impressed with the book. The story not only entertains but gives a great message for us all. Illustrations are just absolutely wonderful. I hope David Kinne writes some additional books.