Touches of Aesop and Kipling mark James Rumford’s fable about two unlikely rivals.
Tiger says he saw the flower first, but Turtle disagrees.
Through pages of glorious colour, Tiger and Turtle continue their argument. They’re worthy opponents . . . as a tiger’s claws could not harm a turtle’s shell any more than a turtle’s feet could outrun a tiger’s.
The battle intensifies, as does the artist’s palette: from golds to fiery reds to luxuriant blues, as the two resolve their conflict and become friends.
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 27th April 2010
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 24.0 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.34