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Jean de La Fontaine
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The Tortoise And The Hare

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Recounts the famous tale of the race between the persevering turtle and the boastful rabbit.
Hardcover, 21 pages
Published January 1st 1979 by Random House Trade
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Jean de La Fontaine was the most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century.

According to Flaubert, he was the only French poet to understand and master the texture of the French language before Hugo. A set of postage stamps celebrating La Fontaine and the Fables was issued by France in 1995. A film of his life was released in France in April 2007 (Jean
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