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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Animals / Turtles
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Terple The Turtle
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:36
  • eBook ISBN:9781617922572

Terple

The Sky Is Just The Start

by Richie Frieman

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Overview
The story of Terple is a fun loving, humorous as well as inspirational, rhyming tale of a courageous young turtle, who dreams of a life outside of the pond. Terple is faced with a decision to either fulfill his dream of seeing the world or live a life of wondering if he will ever truly become the turtle he dreams. Every day Terple swims to the water’s edge and stares at the horizon. He closes his eyes to imagine what the world has to offer. One example of the inspirational and heartening moments in Terple is when he tells us, “Look to the stars, then close your eyes. Breathe in deep and realize… If you wish enough and see it through, that wish you wished will come true!”
Description
The story of Terple is a fun loving, humorous as well as inspirational, rhyming tale of a courageous young turtle, who dreams of a life outside of the pond. Terple is faced with a decision to either fulfill his dream of seeing the world or live a life of wondering if he will ever truly become the turtle he dreams. Part one of a growing series Terple, these books tell everyone that regardless of setbacks and situations, the inner feeling of hope will always get you to your dreams. Every day Terple swims to the water’s edge and stares at the horizon. He closes his eyes to imagine what the world has to offer. One example of the inspirational and heartening moments in Terple is when he tells us, “Look to the stars, then close your eyes. Breathe in deep and realize… If you wish enough and see it through, that wish you wished will come true!” This book is filled with rich, unique and colorful illustrations perfect for children of all ages. Terple shows children that you can become anything you want to be!
About the author
Richie Frieman was born in Richmond, Virginia on April 21, 1979, moving to Baltimore, Maryland in 1981 where he grew up and currently lives. Frieman attended The University of Maryland College Park , graduating in 2001 with a degree in Fine Arts (Graphic Design concentration). During his time at UMD, Frieman dove head first into a career in the arts, immersing himself in all areas of illustration, painting, graphics, sculpture and literature. Upon graduation, Frieman started what has become a very “adventurous” artistic career. A seasoned artist, journalist and columnist, Frieman is established in the fields of marketing, graphic design, illustration, sculpture, painting, comedy and public speaking, having shown work professionally in sculpture, painting and illustration. Believing that every great idea starts with a pen, paper and a vision, Frieman launched his award winning internet magazine The Pen’s Eye View (www.PensEyeView.com) on April 1, 2007. To date, PensEyeView.com has featured over 700 consecutive interviews with a different artist, musician, and visionary from all over the globe - a different one every 48 hours, along with running sections on Style, Food, Tech and Reviews. In 2008 Frieman was awarded a Laureate medal at the 2008 Computerworld Honors Program (formerly known as the Smithsonian Award), nominated by the CEOs of Research In Motion (RIM), the creators of BlackBerry, for the work he’s done with www.PensEyeView.com. The year 2008, also gave Frieman his chance to release his children’s picture book he wrote and illustrated entitled, “Terple – The Sky Is Just The Start”, which was named a finalist in the Indie Excellence Awards National Book Awards. Most recently, Frieman has taken over the role as The Modern Manners Guy for QuickAndDirtyTips.com (Macmillan Publishing) – a humorous weekly column and podcast about manners and etiquette. As well, Frieman is a music columnist for The Jewish Times, the nation’s largest Jewish heritage magazine. Frieman has been featured in HOW Magazine, The Baltimore Examiner, Lucy Magazine, The Jewish Times, Under 30 CEO Magazine and Terp Magazine, regarding his work as an artist and entrepreneur. Also, his work and reputation in the Maryland art community earned him the title as one of the 35 Under 35: Finest Young Professionals in Baltimore for 2008. Along with Frieman’s work in the arts, he has been known as the professional wrestler, “The Thrill From Israel” Buster Maccabi since 2000, having won more than a dozen titles in various federations throughout the country. For more information on Richie Frieman, please visit: http://www.RichieFrieman.com
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