The tortoise and the dare

by Terry Deary

Publisher: Picture Window Books in Minneapolis, Minn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 64 Downloads: 773
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Subjects:

  • Racing -- Fiction,
  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction,
  • Twins -- Fiction,
  • Wagers -- Fiction,
  • Sportsmanship -- Fiction,
  • Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C. -- Fiction
  • About the Edition

    Furious that her twin brother, Cypselis, promised her as a slave should he lose a footrace, Ellie must find a way for tortoise-slow Cypselis to beat his classmate to the finish line at their school in ancient Greece. Includes facts about the Olympic Games.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Terry Deary ; illustrated by Helen Flook.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesRead-it! chapter books. Historical tales
    ContributionsFlook, Helen, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.D3517 Tor 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16631551M
    ISBN 109781404840515
    LC Control Number2007035612
    OCLC/WorldCa173502636

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Most famously, he is one of the authors of the Horrible Histories series of books popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and humorous pictures and among adults for getting children interested in history/5.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author Author: Terry Deary. Terry Deary has authored more than children's books. Some of his books have even been made into cartoons. Terry is also a professional actor and has performed in his own plays.

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Janet Stevens has written and illustrated popular books for over 30 years. Some of her titles include Coyote Steals the Blanket: A Ute Tale and Tops & Bottoms.

Her books include New York Times Bestsellers, Time Magazine Best Books of the Year, ALA Notable books, and a Caldecott soundsofgoodnews.com by: 1. "No one can stand to be around the hare. He constantly brags that he is the fastest animal in the world, and his boastfulness bothers all the animals in the forest.

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Jan 01,  · About Greek Tales: The Tortoise and the Dare. The boys at school are excited. The Olympic games are coming to the city.

They may be too young to compete, but their teacher suggests the school should have its own games. "The Tortoise The tortoise and the dare book the Hare" is one of The tortoise and the dare book Fables and is numbered in the Perry Index.

The account of a race between unequal partners has attracted conflicting interpretations. The fable itself is a variant of a common folktale theme in which ingenuity and trickery are employed to.

Jan 31,  · Based on Aesop’s tale of determination and perseverance, Living Books brings the story of The Tortoise and the Hare. Who hasn’t heard the story about the slow tortoise that, in the end, wins the race against the speedy hare. The story is presented across a baker's dozen of screens.

Nov 02,  · Greek Tales: The Tortoise and the Dare Paperback – 2 Nov by Terry Deary (Author)5/5(1). From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories The boys at school are excited.

The Olympic games are coming to the city. They may be too young to compete, but their teacher suggests the school should have its own games. Of course, girls have no part at all in these festivities but Elena discovers her twin brother, Cypselis, has made a bet with Big Bacchiad (the school bully).

If Cypselis. Apr 05,  · The Tortoise and the Hare is one of Aesop’s greatest fables, and despite first being penned in Ancient Greece, adaptations of the story are still told to children today.

So what makes it so good. In this article, guest author Doug Keller shares the leadership lessons that can be taken from this classic story.

You see, when you break it down, it’s the classic underdog story where the. Feb 27,  · The title of the book – The Tortoise and The Hare – of course brings to mind Aesop’s race, in which the slow and steady, gentle tortoise outdoes the bragging brash hare.

With such a title, Elizabeth Jenkins asks the reader, who is the tortoise and who the hare. It’s a clever title. The tortoise and the dare. [Terry Deary; Helen Flook] -- Furious that her twin brother, Cypselis, promised her as a slave should he lose a footrace, Ellie must find a way for tortoise-slow Cypselis to beat his classmate to the finish line at their school.

The Tortoise and the Hare. Aesop's Fable. It was a cold winter’s night. It was snowing on the rooftops and on the streets. It was snowing on the forests and on the fields.

The birds had taken to their nests, the badgers huddled together in their sets, and the foxes lay shivering in their dens. Get this from a library. The tortoise and the dare.

[Terry Deary; Helen Flook] -- The Olympic games are coming to the city. Elena discovers that Cypselis, her brother has made a bet with Big Bacchiad (the school bully).

If Cypselis wins he will get a new goat, if he loses then. Aug 30,  · I'll run you a race if you soundsofgoodnews.com the Tortoise one day to the Hare:"I'll run you a race if you dare.I'll bet you cannotArrive at that spotAs quickly as I.

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Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from. Jan 11,  · NARRATOR: The idea of running a race with Tortoise was so funny to Hare that he laughed and laughed. But finally, he agreed. He wanted to embarrass Tortoise for even having the nerve to Author: VOA Learning English. And smiling at the thought of the look on the tortoise’s face when it saw the hare speed by, he fell fast asleep and was soon snoring happily.

The sun started to sink, below the horizon, and the tortoise, who had been plodding towards the winning post since morning, was scarcely a yard from the finish. Brand new Book. Hare is the speediest animal in the woods, but Tortoise is very determined. More than 40 puzzles -- including hidden pictures, search-a-words, fill-in-the-blanks, mazes, and other activities -- feature the two contestants and their forest friends.

Jun 17,  · The Tortoise and the Hare Fairy Tales and Bedtime Stories for Kids - Duration: Fairy Tales and Stories for Kidsviews. Jul 04,  · The Tortoise and the Hare by Vincent A. Mastro is a story that nearly everyone knows, but this version is a little bit different.

In this story, Aesop isn’t the author; he’s someone who’s about to learn a very important lesson about perseverance. He’s also about to do it with the help of some of his animal friends. The best thing for any young child to learn is to never give up and to Author: Samantha Rivera.

The Hare darted almost out of sight at once, but soon stopped and, to show his contempt for the Tortoise, lay down to have a nap. The Tortoise plodded on and plodded on, and when the Hare awoke from his nap, he saw the Tortoise just near the winning-post and could not run up in.

Who We Are (As a Company.) Remember the fable of the tortoise and the hare. We all learned as kids that slow and steady wins in the end.

But the publishing industry’s dominated by the hares. You’ve seen them: fast-reading, fast-selling books with a big name on the front. The Tortoise and the Hare is the classic Aesop's fable in which the Tortoise proves that being slow and steady wins the race.

Only now, it's totally interactive and fun. Join the Tortoise as he accepts the much faster Hare’s challenge to a race - one that doesn’t turn out as the Hare had planned. By VOA 11 January Now, it is time for Words and Their Stories, a weekly program from VOA Learning English.

English expressions come from a number of different places and some are quite old. Perhaps one of the oldest expressions is "slow and steady wins the race.". Feb 27,  · Buy The Tortoise and the Dare: Bk.

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