The Foolish Tortoiseby Richard Buckley illustrated by Eric Carle
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- Grades: PreK - 1
- Ages: 4 - 7
In this riveting, rhyming fable, a tortoise goes on a journey of self-discovery.
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But despite his newfound speed, he is still not swift enough to confidently outrun swooping birds or slithering snakes, and he quickly finds himself cowering in fear behind rocks and trees. Will he ever be able to return to the safety and protection of his trusty shell?
Beautiful collage illustrations enliven this cause-and-effect tale about planning ahead and being thankful for what you have.