Elizabeth Adams - Aesop's Fables: The Hare and the Tortoise - Hachette Children's Group

Aesop's Fables: The Hare and the Tortoise

By Elizabeth Adams
Illustrated by Andy Rowland

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Brightly illustrated, simple retellings in under 80 words of some best-loved tales.

A simple retelling of a favourite Aesop fable. Hare thinks he is much quicker than Tortoise and never stops teasing her. But what will happen when they have a race?

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  • ISBN: 9781445108360
  • Publication date: 25 Aug 2011
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  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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