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Junkyard Story Series: Episode 5 - Hubcap Turtle

With what seems like bad luck, the boys fail to bring their new turtle to life. While disposing of it, a surprising dynamic is brought to the junkyard.

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Hubcap Turtle

*CLANK!* *tick-tick* *SQUEAK* *CLONK!*

“Don’cha love the sound of our new junkyard neighbourhood?” Mike Himmel said from the rusted bonnet of a car. His and Joe Sakana’s robot animal creations were each stationed in a shelter made of hollowed vans, automobile bodies and junk scraps. The boys had built all of this in the Swindon junkyard.

In the junkyard, Mike sits on the bonnet of an old car talking to a cross armed Joe.

Snappy the alligator was outside his shed. He was showing his doctor’s stethoscope to Tonk, the rabbit. The earpieces were in Snappy’s ears as he held out the other end to Tonk.

“Beep!” Tonk spoke into the end of the stethoscope.

“OUCH!” Snappy jerked his head back. “That’s too loud. You mustn't do that when I am wearing this!”

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Benefits of reading Junkyard - Hubcap Turtle

This short story covers the friendship theme. Hubcap Turtle is written and narrated in the third person. We recommend children with a reading age of 6 - 10 years old for this story.

Who are the main characters in Junkyard - Hubcap Turtle

The main character in the Junkyard series is ten-year-old Joe Sakana and his best friend Mike Himmel. This is a sci-fi story series set in Swindon where the boys create robots that become characters. In episode 5 they create a robot turtle.