“Bonnie Ward Simon has skillfully transformed the original one-paragraph Aesop fable into an energized adventure…Yadu masterfully delivers the text with enthralling and captivating voices. Musical composer and conductor Stephen Simon bolsters both the narration and delivery with impeccable precision and style.”
– Parents' Choice Awards
The Tortoise and the Hare
The Tortoise and the Hare story and music CD or MP3 download
Music by Stephen Simon
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Hare, certain that talent and new running shoes will win the race, stops for a little French onion soup at the bistro along the route. All the small animals in the forest cheer poor, slow Tortoise along, while Hare, who is far ahead, decides to take a nap. The charming musical score, complete with “The Pretzel Vendor of Paris” song, won a Parents’ Choice GOLD award.
A 24 page activity book included with the CD contains words and sheet music for a sing-along song, information on instruments, musical notation and fractions, the contrabassoon, games and more. MP3 download from Maestro Classics website includes a PDF of the activity booklet.
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Ages 5+ and families.
Also available on iTunes Amazon.com
NOTE: iPad and iPod users, for digital downloads, please use iTunes
Total Duration: 53:57 Minutes