Hare and Tortoise

Hare and Tortoise

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Alison Murray offers an enchanting retelling of a much-loved Aesop's fable with a mischievous twist.

Hare (Leapus swifticus) can barely stay still for a minute. He's the fastest on the farm. Tortoise (Slow and steadicus) can stay still for a very long time. She has occasionally been mistaken for a rock. So when they decide to have a race, Hare is certain to win . . . isn't he? Through the meadow, around the duck pond, and straight into the carrot field. Carrots? Oh, dear. Whether encountering the classic tale for the first time or tracing the racecourse map to relive it, children will be quick to realize Hare's folly and eager to join the cheering for easygoing, persistent Tortoise. She may be slow, but watch her go!
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2016]
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780763687212
0763687219
Branch Call Number: j P STORIES MURRAY A
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm

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