The Rabbit And The Turtle by Eric Carle

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A stunning collection of Aesop's fables from bestselling author and illustrator Eric Carle!

Eric Carle brings to life Aesop's fables with his gorgeous illustrations and charming retelling of the classic stories. Designed to engage and delight readers of all ages, this collection contains some of Aesop's most timeless tales. Beautifully reissued, this new book has all the enchantment of Eric Carle's art plus traditional morals of the fables.

About Eric Carle

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Eric Carle is known around the world for his many highly original and beautiful picture books, including THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and ERIC CARLE'S TREASURY OF CLASSIC STORIES FOR CHILDREN. For more information, please go to
Published June 1, 2008 by Orchard Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this freshened-up reissue of Twelve Tales from Aesop (1980), the art goes to full-page and is reprinted in bright, glowing colors, while the familiar fables have been rearranged and given explicit morals.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of The Rabbit And The Turtle

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By choosing it as the title of his book, and changing it to THE RABBIT AND THE TURTLE, Eric Carle welcomes the reader into his collection and gives it a comfortably modern tone that echoes throughout the book, not only in the storytelling but in the vivid tissue paper collages that fill the pages.

Jun 01 2008 | Read Full Review of The Rabbit And The Turtle

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