The Tortoise and the Hare | Living Books Wiki | FANDOM powered by WikiaAll of the games have the option to either have the story be read to you, or to play the story and then allow you to click anywhere to bring inanimate objects to life. Pretty much everyone who played the games went with the latter option. They are notable for featuring Easter Egg -laden stills of each page. For books that are actually alive, see Books That Bite. Community Showcase More. Follow TV Tropes.
Now you can! The Tortoise and the Hare is an imaginative and interactive reading experience with fully animated content loved by children, parents and teachers alike. Read and play along as the Tortoise proves that slow and steady wins the race. We hope The Tortoise and the Hare provides your family, children and students with hours of story play. This version is retold by Living Books creator Mark Schlichting. The characters were designed by Michael Dashow and backgrounds were painted by Barbara Lawrence, each an original Living Books team member.
Arthur's Teacher Trouble. The New Kid on the Block. The story starts off with the male narrator, a purple bird named Simon Hosting, explaining how the Tortoise was a slow but steady person, while the Hare was busy and was "always on the move. The Hare ends up so far away in the lead during the race that he starts wasting time elsewhere, choosing to eat after getting very hungry and sleeping after getting worn out. While he is sleeping, the tortoise slowly walked by very quietly, but still didn't stop. Just as the Hare wakes up, he sees the Tortoise approaching the finish line, and sprints for his life to try to catch the Tortoise. He's too late to the red finish line, however, and loses the race he thought he was destined to win.
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The series began in January  with the release of Just Grandma and Me an adaptation of the book by Mercer Mayer in till it ended in ; other titles in the series included Arthur's Teacher Trouble and other adaptations of books by Marc Brown , Dr. Seuss , and Berenstain Bears titles. Atlantan production company Red Rubber Ball later Little Ark Interactive created a series of biblical-themes interactive storybooks under contract from Living Books in the late s, and developed under the direction of members of the original Living Books team. By , Wanderful, Inc. The assets are currently licensed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Seuss and their fidelity to his sense of refined silliness spill into every sequence.