The Race by Caroline Repchuk

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The classic Aesop fable has been given a contemporary twist in The Race. Featuring the instantly recognizable Tortoise and Hare, this delightful re-telling features a rhyming text and an exciting race around the world, via boats, planes and even a hot air balloon. In Hares haste, he runs into all kinds of traveling trouble, while slow-and-steady Tortoise makes a leisurely trip to the end destination -New York! Lush illustrations combine with witty text to make the familiar morals of patience and diligence ring true for a whole generation.
 

About Caroline Repchuk

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Alison Jay studied graphic design at the London College of Printing. After graduating with honors, she concentrated on illustrating children's books. Her distinct, crackle-glaze art style has won her international acclaim. Caroline Repchuk has authored and illustrated many children's books. She lives in the United Kingdom.
 
Published November 1, 2001 by Templar Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Finished with crackle-grain varnish, Jay's (Picture This) droll and distinctive paintings add a winning component to this updated rendition of Aesop's fab

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