The Rabbit And The Turtle : Aesop's Fables (Paperback)

Author: Carle, Eric

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Classic Aesops fables focused on the teachings of traditional morals are retold in a charming collection with bright illustrations for preschoolers, from the author and illustrator of Eric Carles Treasury of Classic Stories for Children. *Author: Carle, Eric *Subtitle: Aesops Fables *Publication Date: 2008/06/01 *Number of Pages: 28 *Binding Type: School And Library *Grade Level: 1-2 *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 8.50 *Height: 11.25

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Publisher Scholastic
Mfg Part# 9780545005418
SKU 206554807
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0545005418
Release Date 6/1/2008
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 11.25H x 8.5L x 0.5T
Author Info
Eric Carle
American-born Eric Carle and his German-born parents moved to Germany in 1935. The transition from life in American to life in Germany was not an easy one for Carle to make. His school days were unpleasant, except for the encouragement he received in his art classes. In 1952, at age 22, Carle returned to the United States. He soon began working for the New York Times and remained there until he was drafted into the U.S. Army, which sent him back to Germany. After his discharge he returned to the U.S., this time with a wife, Dorothy. He illustrated his first book for children, Bill Martin's BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR, WHAT DO YOU SEE? in 1967. Carle is best known for his "Very" series, which he writes and illustrates. The series began in 1969 with THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and apparently concludes with 1995's THE VERY LONELY FIREFLY. In 2003 he was honored by the American Library Association with their Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, which recognizes creators of children's books whose body of work represents a significant contribution to the field of children's literature.
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Annotation Legendary children's illustrator Eric Carle has created a tidy compendium of Aesop's fables accompanied by his extraordinary collages. The one-page stories include "The Lion and the Mouse," "The Fox and the Crane," "The Rabbit and the Turtle," and "The Grasshopper and the Ant." At the bottom of each story is the moral, plainly told.
Editors Note Classic Aesop's fables focused on the teachings of traditional morals are retold in a charming collection with bright illustrations for preschoolers, from the author and illustrator of Eric Carle's Treasury of Classic Stories for Children.
Editors Note 2 Classic Aesop's fables focused on the teachings of traditional morals are retold in a charming collection with bright illustrations for preschoolers, from the author and illustrator of Eric Carle's Treasury of Classic Stories for Children.
Editors Note 3 Classic Aesop's fables focused on the teachings of traditional morals are retold in a charming collection with bright illustrations for preschoolers, from the author and illustrator of Eric Carle's Treasury of Classic Stories for Children.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 03
Number of Pages 0028
Publisher Orchard Books (NY)

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