The popular Woodland adventures recounted in Franklin the Turtle Stories are a surefire way to keep children reading. Franklin's way of working through familiar situations and problems has made him a children's favorite worldwide.

This larger-format special collectible issue of the first Franklin book celebrates the 25th anniversary of the world's most beloved turtle. Includes never-before-seen archival material and personal letters from the author and illustrator that offers a fun behind-the-scenes peek at this Canadian classic.

A perfect gift for long-time fans and a new generation of readers alike.

Download free Franklin-themed activity sheets for use in the classroom or at home. Activities include coloring pages, word searches, matching games and even learning Franklin's secret handshake.

Franklin Classic Story E-books

Book covers

24 Franklin Classic Stories are now available as e-books. Find them in the iBookstore, Kobo,, Sony or Barnes and Noble.

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Video of Creators

Creators Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark talk about Franklin and how he came to be.