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Blue Tortoise

3.17  ·  Rating details ·  18 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Although he doesn't move as fast as the other animals, Blue Tortoise arrives first at the picnic.
Hardcover, 16 pages
Published December 12th 1990 by Gareth Stevens Publishing (first published 1990)
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Evan
Spanish language version of 'The Blue Tortoise' from the 'Little Giants' series, this adorable children's picture book is very simple both in terms of plot and use of language. It tells a story somewhat similar to that of the classic fable from Aesop, 'The Tortoise & the Hare'. Illustrations are super simple cartoon drawings with bright colors. A Spanish teacher friend of mine uses this book in his high school classroom as a good introduction to basic grammatical sentences (e.g., "La Tortuga ...more
Leila T.
Oct 05, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Actually I think this is a kind of spin on The Tortoise and the Hare, but it was pretty cute, and I liked the repetition.
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