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San Diego Botanical Gardens presents: “Sam the Tortoise”

Event Type: Author Visit
Age Group(s): Family, Child, Preschool
Date: 7/31/2018
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Description:
 Meet Leslie Duval, children’s book author and publisher, who will read her Moonbeam Award winning book: TOO BIG TO LOSE: The True Story of a Young Girl’s Friendship with a Galapagos Tortoise named Sam. It is a heart-warming true story about Sam, a huge 568 pound Galapagos tortoise who currently resides at the San Diego Botanic Garden, and is earning his keep as a therapy animal. Listen to the fascinating story of Sam's charmed life and how a serendipitous reunion after 40 years proves that some friendships are just too big to lose! Free crafts and fun for kids of all ages!
Library: Encinitas
Presenter: San Diego Botanicl Gardens: Leslie Duval