The Foolish Tortoise

The Foolish Tortoise

Illustrated by: Eric Carle
For Ages: 2 - 5
Last published in 1998, this classic story whimsically illustrated by Eric Carle returns with a fresh new cover design. Children and adults alike will enjoy this jubilant tale of a tortoise on a journey of self-discovery!
  • Little Simon | 
  • 24 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416979166 | 
  • March 2009 | 
  • Grades P - K

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About the Author

Richard Buckley

Richard Buckley is a much-traveled English writer of both prose and poetry. He has lived in New York, Paris, and London, but his present home is in Cheltenham, England, where he has lived for the past thirty years, bringing up two sons with his wife (and muse) Elfie. His books for children include The Dutiful Penguin, The Foolish Tortoise (with Eric Carle), The Greedy Python (with Eric Carle), and The Bird Who Couldn’t Fly (with Alex Williams).