When an arrogant hare thinks he's the best around, who could possibly bring him down? One determined tortoise is about to try! Readers will delight in this beautiful retelling of one of Aesop's most beloved fables. Clean, simple language makes the story accessible, while adorable illustrations draw in even reluctant readers. As they follow the epic race between hare and tortoise, readers will see how boastfulness can catch up to even the fastest runner, and how a good work ethic can carry anyone to victory. This classic tale introduces readers to important values such as commitment, humility, and sportsmanship in a fun way, making it a valuable addition to any library.