The Tortoise and the Hare

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013

Kindle iPad Nook
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Are you looking for a kid-friendly adaptation of a classic Aesop’s fable, designed and rewritten to be optimized for the Kindle Fire?

Everyone knows the hare is the fastest of all the animals living in the woods. So what happens when the slow tortoise challenges the hare to a race? Retold by award winning Italian author, Roberto Piumini, this classic Aesop’s fable comes to life through beautiful, eye-catching illustrations and kid-friendly prose. With over 1 million print copies sold across the globe, this vibrant eBook is customized for colored tablets and is sure to be enjoyed again and again!

  • Kid-Friendly: Award-winning teacher-turned-author Roberto Piumini retells this classic Aesop’s fable in an engaging way that young readers will understand.
  • Visually Captivating:Vivid, eye-catching illustrations bring characters and scenery to life on your tablet!
  • Global Bestseller: 1 million copies sold in print around the world!
  • Fixed layout presentation that mirrors the visual reading experience found in a printed picture book.
  • Ages 3-6

Retold by: Roberto Piumini

Illustrator: Barbara Nascimbeni

Roberto Piumini is an award-winning author of children’s books, songs, rhymes, and poetry. A former teacher, Mr. Piumini is considered the most important contemporary Italian author for children and young adults.


Oh, I’m getting this for our little “O’s” bedtime stories line up big time…


christineDes moderator

 @EdeaKrammer Wonderful! It's such a great story and beautifully retold in this version for younger kids. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have!