About this title: Meet Myrtle, a treat-craving, leisure-loving turtle. Her poor eating habits prompt her to wear a girdle to firm up her middle. But Myrtle decides to exchange her bad habits for good ones and it pays off when she competes in a track meet at Tortoise Elementary. This picture book, with delightful illustrations by Dave Messing, shows young readers the benefits of eating smart and exercising in a fun and entertaining way.
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