Turtles Are Among The Oldest Living Creatures In The World They Have Been On Earth For NearlyMillion Years In Look Out For Turtles Readers Will Discover Why These Creatures Have Survived So Long Hard Shells Protect Many Turtles From Harm Colorful Markings On Their Shells Help Some Turtles To Blend In With Their Surroundings Different Kinds Of Turtles Can Live Almost Anywhere On Land Or Sea And Can Eat Many Kinds Of Plants And AnimalsToday Turtles Must Struggle To Survive They Are Hunted, And Threatened By Pollution There Is Less And Less Open Space For Turtles To Live In If Turtles Are Going To Be Around For AnotherMillion Years, They Are Going To Need Our Help Melvin Berger Is The Author Of Many Classic LRFOs, Including Germs Make Me Sick , Oil Spills And Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, And Yawn, As Well As Other Nonfiction On The Harper Backlist He Lives In East Hampton, NY