Mara Uman Hixon: The Turtle's Way: Loggy, Greeny and Leather, Sea Turtles A-Z: Loggy, Greeny and Leather

Our Artists:
Our books wouldn't be complete without the beautiful artwork inside to inspire young minds. It it with great joy that we introduce our two artists, Steve J. Harris and Mark T. Howard.

Steve J. HarrisSteve J. Harris
Originally from Stuart, Florida, Steve J. Harris has always lived on the water and made the ocean his second home. He now resides in Cocoa Beach, Florida. His colorful paintings capture the allure of the ocean so elloquiently, gracing the pages of Turtle's Way. To learn more about Steve J. Harris, visit his website.


Mark T. HowardMark T. Howard
Originally from Indian Harbor Beach, Florida, Mark excelled in surf competitions, carpentry work and creating surfboards. After a 24-year break from all art activities, Mark was inspired to revive his talents and begin painting again. His artwork graces the pages of Sea Turtles A-Z. Mark now resides on Oahu’s North Shore, in Hawaii and continues traveling the planet, riding perfect waves in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. To learn more about Mark T. Howard, visit his website.

The Books

Turtle's Way: Loggy, Greeny and Leather
Written for toddlers and preschoolers, this book brims with love while it provides a peek into the life cycles of three memorable mommy sea turtles. Age appropriate, scientifically accurate and beautifully illustrated by artist Steve J. Harris.

$18.50 (Hardcover)


Sea Turtles A-Z: Loggy, Greeny and Leather
Winner of the 2010 Moonbeam Award

This book promises striking imagery paired with real-life facts, trivia and information about these majestic animals. Children of all ages will discover how sea turtles interact with the world around them and how they relate to other species in the ocean. Beautifully illustrated by artist Mark T. Howard.

$22.00 (Hardcover)


Listed below is a selection of locations where you can purchase the books.

Blue Note Books
(800) 624-0401

Honolulu Zoo
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 924-0885

Beachside Toys
Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937
(321) 777-6681

Beyda & Associates/Sea World
Orlando, FL 32824
(407) 438-6700

Brevard Sea Turtle Preservation Society
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
(321) 676-1701

Brevard Zoo
Melbourne, FL 32940
(321) 254-3002

CCC/Barrier Island Education Center
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
(321) 723-3556

Cummer Museum
Jacksonville, FL 32204
(904) 356-6857

East Coast Surfers
Hall of Fame

Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(321) 243-7574

Eau Gallie Florist
Melbourne, FL 32935
(321) 254-2584

First Street Gallery
Neptune Beach, FL 32266
(904) 241-6928

Melbourne, FL 32901
(321) 726-6401

The Growing Keiki
66-051 Kam Hwy
Haleiwa HI 96712
(808) 637-4544

Gumbo Limbo
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 338-1473

The Hilton Hotel
Melbourne Beach, FL
Gift Shop

Island Joes
St. Augustine, FL
(904) 461-9322

Marine Science Center
100 Lighthouse Drive,
Ponce Inlet, Fl

Sea Turtle Preservation Society
Indialantic FL 32903
(321) 676-1701

Sue's Hallmark
Indian Harbor Beach, FL 32937
(321) 773-0550

Laughing Dog Gallery
Vero Beach, FL 32963
(772) 234-6711

Longboard House
Indiatlantic, FL 32903
(321) 676-7606

Nautical Collections
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
(321) 724-1482

Ocean Gifts
Islamorada, FL 33036
(305) 283-5062

Gainesville, Fl 32605
(352) 336-3175‎

Pineapple Post
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
(904) 249-7477

Saver's Drug Store
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
(321) 725-5492

Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
(904) 249-1313

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