The Rabbit and the Turtle: Aesop’s Fables
Author/Illustrator: retold and illustrated by Eric Carle
Publisher: Orchard Books
Publication Year: 2008
Brief Summary: A retelling of 12 Aesop’s fables.
Awards, Honors and Prizes: N/A
Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
- Discuss fables — characteristics include animals, morals, set in old times.
- Don’t tell the kids what the morals are and have students tell you what lessons each story teaches.
- Have students write their own fables.
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library