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The Foolish Tortoise (World of Eric Carle)

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Publisher Comments:

Join the foolish tortoise on his journey

to self-discovery! Last published as a Classic

Board Book in 1998, this timeless story

whimsically illustrated by Eric Carle returns

with a fresh new cover design.

Synopsis:

Last published in 1998, this classic story whimsically illustrated by Eric Carle returns with a fresh new cover design. Children and adults alike will enjoy this jubilant tale of a tortoise on a journey of self-discovery!

About the Author

Richard Buckley is a much-traveled English writer of both prose and poetry. He has lived in New York, Paris, and London, but his present home is in Cheltenham, England, where he has lived for the past 30 years, bringing up two sons with his wife (and muse) Elfie. His books for children include The Dutiful Penguin, The Foolish Tortoise (with Eric Carle), and The Bird Who Couldn't Fly (with Alex Williams). Eric Carle well-known creator of many beloved picture books for small readers and listeners, including such classics as Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, The Tiny Seed, Rooster's Off to See the World, A House for Hermit Crab, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. He is especially celebrated for his unique ability to combine learning with pleasure. Children delight in the distinctive beauty of his illustrations — richly layered collages in glowing colors — and they love his entertaining stories, which invite them to make their own discoveries in a natural, joyful way.

Born in Syracuse, New York, Eric Carle received much of his education in Germany. He is a graduate of the Akademie der bildenden KÜnste in Stuttgart, where he learned about Goethe's color theory and complementary colors. Eric Carle has two grown children. He and his wife live in western Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416979166
Author:
Carle, Eric
Publisher:
Little Simon
Author:
Buckley, Richard
Subject:
Animals - Turtles
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Turtles
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Turtles
Subject:
Eric Carle; classic; modern classic; The Very Hungry Caterpillar; Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; collage; board book; animals; tortoise; turtle; tortoise shell
Edition Description:
Reissue
Series:
World of Eric Carle
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
Board book Child's book with all pages printed on board
Grade Level:
from P up to K
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
24
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 7.56 oz
Age Level:
03-UP

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Product details 24 pages Little Simon - English 9781416979166 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Last published in 1998, this classic story whimsically illustrated by Eric Carle returns with a fresh new cover design. Children and adults alike will enjoy this jubilant tale of a tortoise on a journey of self-discovery!
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