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The hare and the tortoise

Author: Brian Wildsmith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007, ©1999.
Series: Oxford classic fable.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'I am sure to win, but we will race if you like.' So laughs the hare when a slow tortoise challenges him to run all the way to the old cart. His speed is never in doubt but perhaps it is the hare's boastfulness that should make us question the likely outcome of the race?
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Genre/Form: Fables
Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Children's picture books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Wildsmith
ISBN: 9780192727084 0192727087
OCLC Number: 271325135
Notes: Originally published: 1964.
Description: 32 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Oxford classic fable.
Responsibility: Brian Wildsmith.

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'I am sure to win, but we will race if you like.' So laughs the hare when a slow tortoise challenges him to run all the way to the old cart. This picture book comes with the message that modesty and  Read more...

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With the Fables of La Fontaine, Wildsmith turned Wordsmith, retelling the tales with a simplicity that enhances the complexity of the illustrations. In The Hare and the Tortoise, the animals are seen Read more...

 
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