Tommy the Tortoise's Wish for Speed by Nathan Mercer

Tommy the Tortoise's Wish for Speed

byNathan Mercer, Tracy Burkhart - Illustrator

Kobo ebook | February 22, 2014

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Looking for a book that sends a positive message?

Want your kids to learn about setting goals without being bored?

This book tells the story of what happened before the tortoise and the hare's big race!

Tommy the Tortoise always wanted to be fast like all of the other creatures in the forest.

Wishing for it didn’t seem to be working.

But then Tommy got the help of his Grandpa and some other forest friends.

Tommy learned from them that taking action and having a plan can help those wishes become a reality.

Join Tommy the Tortoise as he gets ready for his race against the hare!

Color illustrations in the eBook!


Why should you buy this book for your child? This book:

  • Sends a positive message about setting and achieving goals through the story.
  • Allows parents to discover what "big goals" their children have.
  • Gives children (and parents) a path to follow to achieve their goals
  • Brings up many "discussion points" that you can talk about with your child.
  • Tells you what the tortoise did to prepare for the race. (Come on, aren't you curious?)


10% of proceeds from this book will go the National Down Syndrome Society.  Go to for more information.

Get your copy and start down the path of setting and achieving your goals today!

Title:Tommy the Tortoise's Wish for SpeedFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 22, 2014Publisher:CreateSpace Independent PublishingLanguage:English

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