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    • ISBN:9781408313091
    • Publication date:11 Feb 2016

Hare and Tortoise

By Alison Murray

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  • £11.99

Hare is the fastest on the farm.
Tortoise is as slow as they go.

So when they decide to have a race, Hare is certain to win . . . isn't he?

The best-loved of all Aesop's Fables has been made all the more enchanting with Alison Murray's sense of fun, mischief and stylish charm.

Biographical Notes

Alison Murray grew up in Lanarkshire near Glasgow and studied Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art. After graduating she moved to London and worked in a variety of jobs including bookseller and rug designer before completing a MA in Design for Interactive Media at Middlesex University. She then co-founded, created and built a successful Interactive Media company and then sold it and moved back to Scotland. Alison has now found a new niche, writing and illustrating children's picture books. Her titles for Orchard include Apple Pie ABC, One, Two That's My Shoe, Little Mouse, Hickory Dickory Dog and The House That Zac Built. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband, her daughter and her dog.

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  • ISBN: 9781408313084
  • Publication date: 07 May 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
Another charming, classic picture book from Alison Murray...beautiful elegant illustrations — askew & Holts Library Services
It's hard to tell a well-known tale in a fresh, new way, but Alison Murray accomplishes that in her version of these famous competitors ... A friendly ending wraps up this excellent piece of bookmaking and reminds us there is more to life than winning-maybe a shared lettuce patch? — Book List
An absolutely successful retelling of the classic tale; great for storytimes and recommended for any fable collection — School Library Journal
Another charming, classic picture book from Alison Murray...beautiful elegant illustrations
It's hard to tell a well-known tale in a fresh, new way, but Alison Murray accomplishes that in her version of these famous competitors ... A friendly ending wraps up this excellent piece of bookmaking and reminds us there is more to life than winning-maybe a shared lettuce patch?
An absolutely successful retelling of the classic tale; great for storytimes and recommended for any fable collection
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