The Tortoise and the Hare, The Gnat and the Lion, the Ant and the Beetle, the Fox and the Grapes: Aesop's Fables are worked into our childhood morality stories, idioms, and societal background. This Puffin Classic edition features pen-and-ink illustrations alongside the easy-to-read translations by S.A. Handford. 218 pages with a student section in the back that provides information on the author, famous sayings, "did you know" facts, a glossary, and more. Softcover.
The original Aesop Fables, introduced by award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick. Over two hundred familiar tales from 'Look Before You Leap' and 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf' to much less familiar tales, each with its own sharply pointed moral. Puffin Classics come with additional end material including author profile, things to think about and do, a guide to who's who, a glossary, and more.
Marcus Sedgwick (www.marcussedgwick.com) is the award-winning author of The Book of Dead Days, The Dark Horse, and White Crow, among many others.
Aesop (author) was an ancient Greek credited with a number of tales and fables.