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    DescriptionNow available in a sleek paperback format, this acclaimed collection of gloriously illustrated retellings of Aesop's Fables brings ancient Greece back to life. Saviour Pirotta lends his warm and lively style to a mixture of familiar and lesser-known fables that are perfect for reading aloud to young children. Aesop himself narrates, providing context for the eight selected tales. Full of engaging text, lively artwork, and reliable morals, this collection of timeless stories will remain relevant for a new generation of readers.

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    Aesop's Fables
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Saviour Pirotta, Illustrated by Dr. Richard Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 78
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 272 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780753461334
    ISBN 10: 0753461331

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: TRD
    BIC subject category V2: YFJ
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 398.2
    DC22: 398.2
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    B&T General Subject: 214
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: X01800800
    BISAC V2.8: JUV022000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22600
    BISAC V2.8: JUV022020
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV012030
    LC classification: PZ8.2.P46 AES 2007
    Edition statement
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    Publication date
    15 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Saviour Pirotta has written more than sixty fiction and nonfiction books for children, and his works have been translated into ten languages. He has a special interest in myths and traditional legends from around the world. Saviour was born in Malta and is a trained chef.
    Review quote
    Publishers WeeklyA host of anthologies gather favorites old and new...A dramatic image of the lion caught in the net as the mouse attempts to free him is especially effective. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information. Children's LiteratureColorful, whimsical illustrations depict people and animals in Ancient Greece as gracious and joyful. An engaging introduction to these timeless tales.