The Tortoise & the Hare

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Price: $18.00
Item Number: 192729
Manufacturer: Little Brown
Manufacturer Part No: 9780316183567
Signed by: Jerry Pinkney
Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney
Format: Hardcover
In this breathtaking companion to his 2010 Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion and the Mouse, Jerry Pinkney re-imagines this beloved Aesops fable, set in the American Southwest. As an assortment of wild animals cheers them on, a confident hare sets off at a sprint against the not-so-speedy, but oh-so-determined tortoise on a race across the desert. While the hare sure of his sizable lead stops to enjoy a patch of lettuce and then falls asleep, the reliable tortoise soldiers on to win and so proves the adage, Slow and steady wins the race. With few words and one eye-catching picture after another, master illustrator and storyteller Jerry Pinkney has created a new version of this beloved classic that belongs in every familys library. Your young readers and listeners will be cheering as the steady tortoise bests the cocky hare, while delighting in all the clever details found in Pinkneys amazing illustrations. Ages 3-7. 32pp. Signed by Jerry Pinkney.  

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