A Grasshopper's View

Abstract collage painting of a tall clump of flowers with grasshoppers and birds

About the book:

The Hare and the Tortoise

retold and illustrated by Brian Wildsmith

A delightful variation of the Tortoise and the Hare fable paired with Brian Wildsmith's distinctive illustrations.

This retelling of the familiar tale is based on a version of the fable penned by Jean de La Fontaine, a French writer and poet in the late 1600's.  In this version hare and tortoise are having and argument and tortoise challenges his opponent to a race.  News of the race spreads through the fores