A witty, beautifully illustrated take on The Hare and the Tortoise - this book is bound to become a treasured classic. Hare is the fastest on the farm. Tortoise is as slow as they go. So when they decide to have a race, Hare is certain to win ...isn't he? The best-loved of all Aesop's Fables has been made all the more enchanting with Alison Murray's sense of fun, mischief and stylish charm.
Alison Murray grew up in Lanarkshire near Glasgow and studied Textile Design at Glasgow School of Art. After graduating she moved to London and worked in a variety of jobs including bookseller and rug designer before completing a MA in Design for Interactive Media at Middlesex University. She then co-founded, created and built a successful Interactive Media company and then sold it and moved back to Scotland. Alison has now found a new niche, writing and illustrating children's picture books. Her titles for Orchard include Apple Pie ABC, One, Two That's My Shoe, Little Mouse, Hickory Dickory Dog and The House That Zac Built. Alison lives in Glasgow with her husband, her daughter and her dog.