Twenty-two turtles take a long train trip to Texas, but when it gets too hot at the beach, they decide to ride the tide all the way to Thailand! Twenty-Two Turtles by Denice Petit is an alliterative delight! Children will revel in the sing-song, lyrical style of this book, while learning the letter T and number 22 and learning to use their own rich imaginations. The book facilitates a wealth of expressions in the reading, making the experience fun for the reader and the listener alike and taking readers to worlds unkwn. Twenty-Two Turtles was written in memory of the author s son, Joshua Paul Petit, who was born with Cockayne Syndrome, a rare congenital disorder. A percentage of the profits of this book will go to the Share and Care Syndrome Network horing Cockayne children all over the world.