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Children's LiteratureAre you looking for a fresh retelling of the fable of The Hare and The Tortoise? Look no further. This retelling as a "turnover" book will give young readers a new way to look at the fable. Harry Hare is racing fast. His story starts on the right side up of the book. Harry races past England's Big Ben. He passes through the Netherlands. He zips past the leaning tower of Pisa. His nose twitches at the scents of Spain and he gets hot near the pyramids of Egypt. Harry keeps on racing. When he reaches men on stilts in New Guinea, young readers flip the text. Harry continues his journey and passes dragon kites in China, the Parthenon in Greece, and a volcano in Hawaii. Then, just as Harry is sweeping to the finish line in a windstorm in the United States, young readers flip the book again and of course there is Tommy Tortoise who is already at the end. Young readers will enjoy Harry's journey around the world, and will find the flip-over concept brings a breath of fresh air to a classic fable. 2005, Hyperion Books, Ages 3 to 7.