Aesop's Fables for Children
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Aesop's Fables for Children

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For centuries, children and adults have treasured the stories handed down by Aesop, a slave who lived in ancient Greece apporximately six centuries B.C. Known for their charm and simplicity, these simple tales feature brief adventures of animals, birds, and beasts - with a message hidden in each narrative. Every child should meet up with "The Hare and the Tortoise," "The Ants and the Grasshopper," "The Goose and the Golden Egg," "The Wolf in sheeps clothing," and other characters. This splendid gift edition features more than 130 of Aesop's beloved fables, enhanced with full-color illustrations and a wonderful CD recording of forty-two of the most popular stories in the book. Reprint of hte Randy McNally & Co., Chicago, 1919 edition.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Mixed media product | 112 pages
  • 208.28 x 276.86 x 10.16mm | 385.55g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Green ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0486467708
  • 9780486467702
  • 86,844

Table of contents

The Wolf and the KidThe Tortoise and the DucksThe Young Crab and His MotherThe Frogs and the OxThe Dog, the Cock, and the FoxBelling the CatThe Eagle and the JackdawThe Boy and the FilbertsHercules and the WagonerThe Kid and the WolfThe Town Mouse and the Country MouseThe Fox and the GrapesThe Bundle of SticksThe Wolf and the CraneThe Ass and His DriverThe Oxen and the WheelsThe Lion and the MouseThe Shepherd Boy and the WolfThe Gnat and the BullThe Plane TreeThe Farmer and the StorkThe Sheep and the PigThe Travelers and the PurseThe Lion and the AssThe Frogs Who Wished for a KingThe Owl and the GrasshopperThe Wolf and His ShadowThe Oak and the ReedsThe Rat and the ElephantThe Boys and the FrogsThe Crow and the PitcherThe Ants and the GrasshopperThe Ass Carrying the ImageA Raven and a SwanThe Two GoatsThe Ass and the Load of SaltThe Lion and the GnatThe Leap at RhodesThe Cock and the JewelThe Monkey and the CamelThe Wild Boar and the FoxThe Ass, the Fox, and the LionThe Birds, the Beasts, and the BatThe Lion, the Bear and the FoxThe Wolf and the LambThe Wolf and the SheepThe Hares and the FrogsThe Fox and the StorkThe Travelers and the SeaThe Wolf and the LionThe Stag and His ReflectionThe PeacockThe Mice and the WeaselsThe Wolf and the Lean DogThe Fox and the LionThe Lion and the AssThe Dog and His Master's DinnerThe Vain Jackdaw and his Borrowed FeathersThe Monkey and the DolphinThe Wolf and the AssThe Monkey and the CatThe Dogs and the FoxThe Dogs and the HidesThe Rabbit, the Weasel, and the CatThe Bear and the BeesThe Fox and the LeopardThe HeronThe Cock and the FoxThe Dog in the MangerThe Wolf and the GoatThe Ass and the GrasshoppersThe MuleThe Fox and the GoatThe Cat, the Cock, and the Young MouseThe Wolf and the ShepherdThe Peacock and the CraneThe Farmer and the CranesThe Farmer and His SonsThe Two PotsThe Goose and the Golden EggThe Fighting Bulls and the FrogThe Mouse and the WeaselThe Farmer and the SnakeThe Goatherd and the Wild GoatsThe Spendthrift and the SwallowThe Cat and the BirdsThe Dog and the OysterThe AstrologerThree Bullocks and a LionMercury and the WoodmanThe Frog and the MouseThe Fox and the CrabThe Serpent and the EagleThe Wolf in Sheep's ClothingThe Bull and the GoatThe Eagle and the BeetleThe Old Lion and the FoxThe Man and the LionThe Ass and the Lap DogThe Milkmaid and Her PailThe Wolf and the ShepherdThe Goatherd and the GoatThe MiserThe Wolf and the House DogThe Fox and the HedgehogThe Bat and the WeaselsThe Quack ToadThe Fox Without a TailThe Mischievous DogThe Rose and the ButterflyThe Cat and the FoxThe Boy and the NettlesThe Old LionThe Fox and the PheasantsTwo Travelers and a BearThe Porcupine and the SnakesThe Fox and the MonkeyThe Mother and the WolfThe Flies and the HoneyThe Eagle and the KiteThe Stag, the Sheep, and the WolfThe Animals and the PlagueThe Shepherd and the LionThe Dog and His ReflectionThe Hare and the TortoiseThe Bees and Wasps, and the HornetThe Lark and Her Young OnesThe Cat and the Old RatThe Fox and the CrowThe Ass and His ShadowThe Miller, His Son, and the AssThe Ant and the DoveThe Man and the SatyrThe Wolf, the Kid, and the GoatThe Swallow and the CrowJupiter and the MonkeyThe Lion, the Ass, and the FoxThe Lion's ShareThe Mole and his MotherThe North Wind and the SunThe Hare and His EarsThe Wolves and the SheepThe Fox and the CockThe Ass in the Lion's SkinThe Fisherman and the Little FishThe Fighting Cocks and the Eagle show more

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