Jasper & Ollie

  • Type: Books
  • By: Alex Willan
  • Age Category: Children
  • Genre: General Fiction
  • Recommended by: Cassie V.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780525645214
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New twist on the Tortoise & the Hare stories

Jasper, a fox, and Ollie, a sloth, are best of friends.  They make plans to visit the pool over breakfast and when leaving Jasper decides to turn it into a race.  Jasper speeds through town and is the first to the pool, but then worries Ollie may have beaten him.  A hunt ensues.  Meanwhile Ollie makes his way to the pool SLOWLY being distracted by butterflies, checking the mail, smelling flowers, etc. This is Alex Willan's first book, and it's bright illustrations coupled with a tale of two friends who can learn a lot from each other, is a definite winner!