The Tortoise and the Hare

Author/Illustrator: Janet Stevens

Publisher: Holiday House

Publication Date: 1984

Genre: Fable

Audience: Gr. K-2

Overview: This is a classic tale of the underdog coming through in the end. The Hare takes on the Tortoise, certain that he could win the race, but things do not turn out the way the Hare had planned.

Activity: The children will have arts and crafts time and they will be making windsock animals out of two liter bottles, streamers and construction paper. They can create whichever character from the story they would like. Make sure you supply coloring utensils, glue, stapler, and tape.

Reviewer’s Name: Traci Daelemans