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The foolish tortoise

Buckley, Richard

The foolish tortoise

by Buckley, Richard

  • 368 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Simon Spotlight in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stories in rhyme,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Turtles,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A skill-building edition of the classic tale follows the experiences of a tortoise who tires of being slow and abandons his shell only to realize that he is too frightened to venture away from his home.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Richard Buckley ; illustrated by Eric Carle
    SeriesReady-to-read. Level two, Superstar reader!, Ready-to-read
    ContributionsCarle, Eric, ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.B8474
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[24] p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27183799M
    ISBN 101481435779, 1481435787
    ISBN 109781481435772, 9781481435789
    LC Control Number2014048738
    OCLC/WorldCa908539905

      The Foolish Tortoise - Written by Richard Buckley Pictures by Eric Carle. A tortoise seeks to lighten his load and lose his shell so he can explore the world around him faster. “The Foolish Tortoise” by Eric Carle (book not included) is a cute book about a tortoise who leaves his shell only to find how much he appreciates his home. CONTENTS AND DIRECTIONS: Page 1 – Cover Page Page 2 – Contents and Directions Page – Sequencing Cards Page 5 – .

    Get this from a library! The foolish tortoise. [Richard Buckley; Eric Carle] -- In two stories bound together back to back, a tortoise realizes the need for a shell after several scary encounters and a greedy python eats to excess, finally eating himself. - Explore sharonlayjones's board "Bookthe foolish tortoise", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Turtle crafts, Preschool crafts and Turtle pins.

    Eric Carle's The Foolish Tortoise Book Activities Everyone has their favorite Eric Carle books they want to share with their students; so this is the perfect way to mix and match the books that work best for you. This is a delightful Eric Carle illustrated boardbook with a foolish tortoise delighting in loosing his shell to make his travels easier. Along the way he meets various animals who scare him. He finally realizes that his shell is important.


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The foolish tortoise by Buckley, Richard Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Foolish Tortoise" is a cute rhythmic book about a tortoise who wants to move faster. The Tortoise takes off his shell, but soon finds out he has no protection. He realizes what he has done is wrong. I would use this book to help teach my students not to be foolish.

I hope it would show them not to take things for granite/5. 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 /5(71).

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), Cited by: 1.

The Foolish Tortoise [Eric Carle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Foolish Tortoise/5(8). The beloved story of The Foolish Tortoise, illustrated by Eric Carle, comes to life in this interactive book and CD package. The foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow.

He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy shell. The only problem is, The foolish tortoise book he leaves his home, he’s too scared to walk anywhere!Brand: Little Simon. The Foolish Tortoise was a very good book, I love Eric Carle's work.

The pictures were marvelous. I won't give away the ending but he leaves his shell to The foolish tortoise book to places he could never go before, but he's still not as fast as a horse, so he gets kind of depressed/5(5).

The timeless tale of The Foolish Tortoise, illustrated by Eric Carle, is now available in a Level 2 Ready-to-Read edition. The foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow. He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy shell.

The only problem is, once he leaves his home, he’s too scared to walk anywhere!Released on: The Foolish Tortoise Paperback – October 1, by Richard Buckley (Author)/5(35).

The Foolish Tortoise Board book – October 1, by Richard Buckley (Author)/5(41). The Foolish Tortoise By Richard Buckley Illustration's by Eric CarleThe foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow. He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy shell. The only problem is, once he leaves his home, he's too scared to walk anywhere.

This silly tort 4/5(1). THE FOOLISH TORTOISE By Richard Buckley ILLISTRATIONS ERIC CARLEThe foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow. He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy shell.

The only problem is, once he leaves his home, he's too scared to walk anywhere. This silly tortoise. The foolish tortoise Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

A tortoise realizes the need for a shell after several scary encounters Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on June 8, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   The timeless tale of The Foolish Tortoise, illustrated by Eric Carle, is now available in a Level 2 Ready-to-Read edition.

The foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow. He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy : Simon Spotlight. The beloved story of The Foolish Tortoise, illustrated by Eric Carle, comes to life in this interactive book and CD package. The foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow.

He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy shell. The only problem is, once he leaves his home, he’s too scared to walk anywhere. This silly tortoise learns the hard way that there’s no place like :   The Foolish Tortoise.

A tortoise wants to be faster and removes her shell. Watching full length, like, share, subscribe and comments will all help to make our channel more visible. Author: Eric. Well actually the book was written by Richard Buckley and illustrated by Eric Carle.

A Foolish Tortoise The Foolish Tortoise A childrens story. We continued our Eric Carle author study by reading The Foolish Tortoise. This book has a lot of great vocabulary for 1st graders. Before reading, I quickly discussed some of the interesting words we would hear.

Then while I was reading the book, I made sure that the students knew what the words meant. After reading this book, we talked about how the tortoise felt in the beginning and what he. This book is about a tortoise who just wants to be fast, like all the other animals.

He is fed up with walking slow, so he decides to take off his shell. After having to hide from various animals, and after he is rained on, sunburned, and cold, he decides to put his shell back on.4/5(5). Incorporating two stories into one book, The Greedy Python and The Foolish Tortoise is an excellent children's picture book.

Having an animal as the main character in both stories, helps children to enjoy the story, whilst still being able to understand the moral of each story/5. Written By: Richard Buckley Illustrated By: Eric Carle.

The Foolish Tortoise. By Eric Carle. The foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow. He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy shell. The only problem is, once he leaves his home, he’s too scared to walk anywhere!

This silly tortoise learns the hard way that there’s no place like home. Tortoise page 14/5(1). About this book: By Eric Carle The foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow. He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his shell.Name of Book: The Foolish Tortoise Author: Richard Buckley Illustrator: Eric Carle Publisher: Scholastic Audience: Ages 3 – 7 Summary: The Foolish Tortoise is a delightful tale about a young tortoise’s desire to quickly see the world.

This story illustrates our human desire to live life in the fast lane, to hurry up and go.