The Foolish Tortoise Author:Richard Buckley, Eric Carle (Illustrator) "The Foolish Tortoise" sheds his shell after deciding that he needs to move through the world more quickly. But, after a few scary encounters, he rediscovers the value of going slow and safe. Full-color illustrations.
The foolish tortoise is tired of being so slow. He decides that the easiest way for him to move faster is to get out of his heavy shell. The only problem is, once he leaves his home, he's too scared to walk anywhere!