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The Hare and the Hedgehog

The Hare and the Hedgehog

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A brilliant twist on the much-loved story of The Hare and the Tortoise, masterfully brought to life by Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo and Zog. When Hare teases Hedgehog about his little legs, Hedgehog is so upset he challenges the long-legged hare to a race. But Hedgehog has got little legs and can’t possibly beat Hare, especially in all his fancy running gear… Together with his wife, can Hedgehog come up with a plan to beat the snooty hare, and prove that hedgehogs are cleverest of all?

A well-known children’s fairy tale story illustrated by the one and only award-winning superstar, Axel Scheffler Hardback pocket-size format is perfect for little hands Part of a new series of fairy tale stories illustrated by Axel Scheffler, published by Scholastic – Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Three Little Pigs are out now! Watch out for Puss in Boots, which is publishing simultaneously! Translated by Alison Green, author of bestselling picture book Kind A guaranteed classic, to sit on children’s bookshelves and be cherished for years to come.

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