And Yertle, the Turtle King, gave a command.
He ordered nine turtles to swim to his stone
And, using these turtles, he built a new throne.
He made each turtle stand on another one's back
And he piled them all up in a nine-turtle stack.
And then Yertle climbed up. He sat down on the pile.
What a wonderful view! He could see 'most a mile!
~from Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss
And my dad sent me this. He said that he couldn't find a photo of the band The Turtles. But he did come up with this: