The Tortoise and the Hare is a fable about perseverance and boasting. It is told from the perspective of a child observing the world and learning from it. In this truly unique series, Aesop is that child. He comes to life as an inquisitive, confident young raccoon who goes on a daily adventure and experiences each fable as it unfolds. Aesop's grandmother encourages him to go on these adventures and eagerly awaits his return. They share the message of each fable where Aesop's grandmother validates his conclusions.
This fable is from Book 1 of Aesop's Childhood Adventures series. Common core teachers guides are available for books 1 & 2.