The Tortoise & The Hare by Jerry Pinkney

The Tortoise & The Hare

byJerry Pinkney

Picture Books | October 1, 2013

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This companion to the Caldecott Medal-winningThe Lion & the Mouseis Jerry Pinkney's most stunning masterpiece yet. Even the slowest tortoise can defeat the quickest hare, and even the proudest hare can learn a timeless lesson from the most humble tortoise:Slow and steady wins the race! Here is a superbly rendered journey from starting line to finish that embodies the bravery, perseverance, and humility we can all find inside ourselves.

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Jerry Pinkney is one of the most heralded children's book illustrators of all time. He has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honors and the winner of the 2010 Caldecott medal forThe Lion and the Mouse, and has since created two companion picture books:The Tortoise & the HareandThe Grasshopper & the Ants. He ...
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Title:The Tortoise & The HareFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 9.75 × 0.5 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316183563

ISBN - 13:9780316183567

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"A worthy follow-up....The richly detailed illustrations are lively and humorous, but what makes this retelling particularly ingenious is Pinkney's use of the oft-quoted moral....slow and steady wins the race!"-The Horn Book