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The Tortoise and the Hare Race Again

3.38  ·  Rating Details  ·  52 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
Ever since the lazy hare lost the Great Race, he has had trouble getting any kind of respect. He is taunted by Pete R. Rabbit and mocked by Hare E. Plodder, the slowest rabbit around. Meanwhile, the champion tortoise regrets ever beating the hare. He can't stand the amount of press and attention he is getting. He just wants to return to his quiet life at the shell station. ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published December 31st 2006 by Holiday House (first published January 23rd 2006)
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Mar 04, 2008 Molly rated it really liked it
When the slow and steady tortoise beats the arrogant hare in their infamous race, you might think that is the end of the story. But what about the consequences, the hurt feelings, the shame? Bernstein's book shows us just what happened to that victorious tortoise and his foe.

The hare is miserable, he can't show is face anywhere. He's desperate for a rematch, to clear his name.

The tortoise is an instant celebrity, but he just wants his old life back. He can't stand the spotlight.

So, they get tog
Nov 07, 2012 Alissa rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Just like the title states, the tortoise and the hare have a rematch. This book is filled with references to other stories and such that only adults will understand which makes it a bit more entertaining than your average picture book. At the end, the tortoise pulls off a great trick to ensure he stays out of the spotlight this time.
Cari Mcintyre
Jul 15, 2012 Cari Mcintyre rated it it was ok
"The Tortoise and the Hare Race Again" if a followup tale to the fable the Tortoise and the Hare. This story written by Dan Berstein and illustrated by Andrew Glass, follows the lives Hare and the Tortoise after the big race. Hare is consistently mocked by others of his kind for letting the Tortoise win. He feels ashamed and wants another chance. Alternatively, Tortoise is revered by other tortoises and animals for finally showing up a Hare. Tortoise yearns to get back to his quiet life before t ...more
Jun 17, 2014 Erin rated it it was ok
I really don't like this book. The illustrations are sloppy at best. The story has lots of bad mouthing in it. And the end tells children that nothing has changed--the hare did not learn from his past racing habits, yet still gets rewarded and admired because the tortoise WANTED to lose.

I wouldn't read this in storytime.
Lisa Lathrop
Mar 10, 2015 Lisa Lathrop rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s-lit
A cute and funny little book about getting what you want and not having it be exactly as you expected. The kindness of the tortoise is admirable, lots of puns, made my 2nd graders laugh even though many of the puns were a little over their heads. Only one part made me frown: when the hare is called a loser. :(
Taylor Munson
Sep 03, 2012 Taylor Munson rated it it was amazing
This book is a funny twist on the original Tortoise and the Hare. In this book the tortoise and the hare both wanted a rematch from their last race, but for two different reasons. The hare wanted to beat the tortoise, but the tortoise just wanted to gain his old life of peace and quiet back. Eventually they agree to a rematch and off they go! The hare tries his hardest to stay aways, but somehow he falls asleep before the finish line. The tortoise on the other hand does not want to win the race ...more
I wouldn't use this as a read aloud. I am a fan of the occasional pun, but this book goes overboard. The humor is just not my cup of tea.
Really great to learn the different puns. Could read once, look up the meaning than read again
Stefani Carmichael
Sep 17, 2012 Stefani Carmichael rated it it was amazing
I'm surprised the rating on this book isn't higher. This is one of my toddler's favorite books. The clever rabbit names (Hare E. Plodder, General Rabbit E. Lee, etc.) and other fun plays on words make this book fun for adults to read, too. That is something I always love in picture books, since I am the one most likely to tire of reading them again.
Katy Houseman
Apr 05, 2012 Katy Houseman rated it really liked it
wonderful sequel to the popular tale of the tortoise who beat the hare at a race. The hare is tired of being teases and the tortoise is tired of the attention. They agree to race one more time. But, does the tortoise beat the hare again?
The Brothers
Okay story about a re-match with the tortoise and the hare. Kinda neat to see what some of the repercussions each endured after the fateful race.

Illustrations are okay.
Slightly cute book about the after effects of the great race, and how both the tortoise who won but wishes he lost, and the rabbit who lost but wishes he won, have a second race.
Ruben Ramirez
Jul 12, 2014 Ruben Ramirez rated it liked it
It was ok. I used as assignment for ASL class to interpret to sign language.
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