The Hare and the Tortoise

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
4 Reviews
Events are cleverly foreshadowed by a die-cut hole on each page in this retelling of a favorite Aesop's fable. "In true storytelling fashion, Jones extends this usually succinct fable into a full-length picture-book presentation . . . The cluttered pen-and-ink watercolor illustrations perfectly complement the text, offering young listeners much to ponder." -- Booklist

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

A picture-book retelling of the classic fable attributed to Aesop, The Hare and the Tortoise expands upon the original considerably, giving each contender a personality, and adding a cast of secondary ... Read full review

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User Review  - Venisa - LibraryThing

Genre: Folktale Review: This is such a classic story with such deep meanings behind it. It is a folktale for two reasons; one, because it is a passed down story with many other interpretations and ... Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Born and educated in England, Carol Jones now lives in Australia. She is a full-time author and illusrutor who has given new life to many old favorites.

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