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Captivating the hearts and minds of kids and adults for generations, Aesop, a former Greek slave, developed simple and meaningful adventures featuring animals or insects to teach a moral standard or lesson for living. This classic edition of short stories is brought to life with breathtaking illustrations by New York Times #1 Bestselling illustrator Charles Santore. The most well known and well loved of Aesop's fables are included to help boys and girls learn which traits are desirable and which are less than desireable, including:
– The Hare and the Tortoise
– The Lion and the Mouse
– The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
– The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
The work of New York Times bestselling children’s book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories, including The Night Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Wizard of Oz.
From the Publisher
Charles Santore’s amazing full-color illustrations make this the most definitive edition of Aesop’s Fables; watercolor artwork jumps off the page alongside the original text of the stories we all know and love, including The Tortoise and the Hare, The City Mouse and the Country Mouse, The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, and more.
A Life Lesson in Every Fable
These classic and captivating tales of memorable and adorable creatures learning right from wrong are the perfect way to introduce children to concepts of conscience, kindness, and integrity.
Perfect Gift for Parents—and Grandparents
This elaborate picture book is sure to become a family keepsake, and be passed down for generations to come.