The Great Race

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Walker, Jun 21, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
14 Reviews

Nate Tortoise is tired of living in the shadow of Lever Lapin. He can't go anywhere or do anything without hearing about the great exploits of that pesky hare. And Lever's head has grown to match the size of his entourage. It isn't until Nate challenges Lever to a race that this hare is put in his place . . . giving new meaning to the phrase "slow and steady wins the race." Kevin O'Malley fans will cheer all the way to the finish line for this clever twist on the beloved fable.

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User Review  - AliciaFine - LibraryThing

This is a picture book about a rabbit that is racing and is very confident about himself and ends up losing because he is so cocky. This book reminds me of The Tortoise and The Hair and it has the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Josianne Fitzgerald - Goodreads

Had to help my ESL students understand some of the references, but we all agreed Hare lost because he was "show offy." Read full review

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About the author (2011)

KEVIN O'MALLEY is the coauthor and illustrator of the popular Miss Malarkey series as well as the award-winning Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude and the author/illustrator of the national bestseller Gimme Cracked Corn & I Will Share.

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