The Tortoise and the Dare

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Capstone, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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"Ellie is furious! Her twin brother, Cypselis, has made a bet with Big Bacchiad. If Cypselis can beat Big Bacchiad in an Olympic foot race, Ellie's family will receive a goat. But if Cypselis loses, Ellie will become Big Bacchiad's slave! With the odds stacked against Cypselis, how can Ellie make sure he stands a chance at winning the race?"

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Terry Deary has authored more than 400 children's books. Some of his books have even been made into cartoons. Terry is also a professional actor and has performed in his own plays. He lives in County Durham, England, United Kingdom.

Helen Flook was born and grew up in the beautiful countryside of Wales. She has a Degree in Graphic Design from the Norwich School of Art. Helen has illustrated numerous children's books. She lives and works in Abergwyngregyn, a village in Wales.

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