This fascinating ground-breaking book is the second in a trilogy of children's books. The series includes an amazing audiobook
along with each of the magnificently illustrated printed books. Children can listen to Torri and her sea creature friends,
and hear the sounds of a healthy reef. This book can be read like any other traditional children's book, or the reader
can be immersed in the narration and sound-scape as they follow Torri's tale and journeys. These interactive features
are accessed via embedded QR codes or weblinks - including wonderful music composed for the series and video clips.
Printed book ISBN: 978-1-925198-03-4
Ibba nodded in an understanding way, her big eyes full of care for Torri. “It sounds like you were caught up in that terrible cyclone we had about twenty years back Torri. It would have carried you out to sea and into the strong ocean currents heading south, dragging you along with it. You did well just to go with it.”
Straight away, a dreadful commotion broke out. Both Ibba and Serafin yelled, “Come back, come back Torri! It’s too soon. You must wait for the safety of night or else it will all amount to naught!”
Mat Vanderklift from the CSIRO is responsible for the turtle tagging and monitoring program at Exmouth and they have just tagged a mother turtle who they have named Torri ... after our very own Torri!Go to link
She was startled to see an enormous fish heading her way. “Torri, Torri,” called a huge groper, “You must come quickly and be ready to sort this out,” boomed the local known as the BFG.
So, Torri took stock of the situation from a safe distance, while she figured out what to do. As she plotted and planned from the very depths of her self and her wisdom, she noticed that her carapace took on its primal colours and markings.
Other than Wilma, who was now well out to sea, all Torri’s friends were there to watch the youngsters’ arrival and to be part of the warmest of warm welcomes. The BFG came by to be part of it all too!
“What are you two doing here?” she asked of the pair, one with a violet shell and the other a bright yellow one. “We want to come with you Mama,” they both said at the same time.
Torri and two of her hatchlings set off for more eco-adventures - look out for Book 3!
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After finally arriving at the spectacular Ningaloo Reef, Torri makes some wonderful new friends and catches up with Serafin, a very special friend from her hatchling days. Torri spends some time getting to know Narto, a fine young green sea turtle and together they surf, explore and get ready for
that biggest of events – Torri laying her first clutch of eggs.
Torri then continues her adventures on the Reef including
meeting an Aboriginal child who helps her to recognise
her ancient ancestry and primal energy.
It is then time to help her hatchlings make the dangerous journey from the sand dunes to the safety of the ocean. With the help of her sea creature friends, Torri guides her youngsters out to sea, but then has to say
goodbye – it is time to continueher journey ...
but she does not do this alone!