Aphorisms like slow and steady wins the race often prove true when put to the test. Many of these common phrases are summaries of famous fables like The Tortoise and the Hare. Through more than a dozen short fables, readers will be introduced to tried-and-true maxims and morals. Colorful pictures and illustrations accompany each story, enhancing the world of Aesops talking animals and extraordinary situations. Each fable offers readers an opportunity to learn a lesson as well as use their imagination.