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Aesop's Fables [Kindle Edition]

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Editorial Reviews

From Publishers Weekly

Hague brings his signature nostalgic, intricately detailed style to 13 of Aesop's moral tales. Ages 4-8. (Sept.)

Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information, Inc.

From School Library Journal

Grade 3 Up The simple elegance of Aesop's fables has attracted artists for centuries. This addition to the already-swollen ranks is better than most. There is a nice mix of familiar (``The Fox and the Grapes,'' ``The Hare and the Tortoise,'' and ``The Country Mouse and the City Mouse'') and lesser-known fables (``The Dove and the Snake,'' ``A Laden Ass and a Horse'' and ``The Marriage of the Sun'') in this collection. The writing style is formal yet direct and ideally suited to the ornately detailed pencil illustrations. This slightly antiquated writing style makes these fables better suited to independent reading than to reading aloud. Altogether, an interesting interpretation of the fables which would complement other volumes. Denise A. Anton, Cornbelt Library System, Normal, Ill.
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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  • File Size: 175 KB
  • Print Length: 96 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004UJSZQ8
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kids love it. June 11, 2013
By Ghengiz
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Aesop's fables are famous world over. My kids enjoy it. Good for 2nd or 3rd grade readers. Nicely arranged stories. Simple and easy to read.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Aesop's Fables March 13, 2012
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I enjoyed reading this because it is something that can be picked up and put down. I must say I like the original better than the revised edition.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good December 28, 2013
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This is more informative than I thought possible from a book that I thought was for children. it is more than I thought you could receive from such an old author.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Jonathan November 25, 2013
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Great book full of many small proverbial stories. Great for a quick read or bedtime stories for little children. Recommended highly.
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3.0 out of 5 stars An excellent collection July 10, 2013
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I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of fables, though the slightly archaic phrasing of the morals occasionally read differently than what I've grown up hearing. Still, most of these I read to my children as bedtime stories, which made for some excellent discussions. Apparently the discussions slowed the pace too much, as my kids finally snatched it to read on their own! I think that's the best review.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars July 8, 2014
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Not well written. Many typo's
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good June 16, 2014
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It told good stories but bad morals. I rate this book a four star hit. I wouldn't recommend this book to people
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome book June 5, 2014
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I love the book so much. How many copy have you sold. I think one hundred. I love the book. Did I tell you that I love the book
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Always a classic
We've kept this on our kindle since we first got it. Good reading for any age, any time, any where.
Published 2 months ago by Dougherty
5.0 out of 5 stars A very good book
I like this book because I LOVE fables. What I dislike about this book is that for some of the fables, they do not put a moral. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Zhi Qiang Yu
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful stories
Even though the stories are short, they entail a lot of wisdom. Very good book. I'd definitely recommend this one.
Published 3 months ago by Sheila Davis
1.0 out of 5 stars This book is confusing
This book has a lot of little stories, but most of them are confusing. Some don't even seem to "finish". Plus, some of the themes (lessons) are confusing. they make no sense. Read more
Published 4 months ago by shmooshmoo
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book
Big fan, when I saw this & for the price listed, I had to have it, great buy, happy customer, a must for every fan.
Published 4 months ago by JCruz
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Published 4 months ago by :) uhh :/ nd h cjh
4.0 out of 5 stars Some Wise words
Many of these tales (fables), I used to read when I was in infant and primary school. The morals of some of these stories were not clear to me then, but having the opportunity to... Read more
Published 5 months ago by Ayon Baxter
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful
I love it as much as I did when it was read to me as a child. He is so wise
Published 5 months ago by Laurie
5.0 out of 5 stars all ways a fav
This has always been one of my favorite I am reading it to my son and he loves it
Published 5 months ago by CFL
4.0 out of 5 stars Awesome
It is a collection of Aesop's best fables and I loved them but
a lot of the morals were the same
Published 5 months ago by Bassel Farra
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