The Aesop for Children

The Aesop for Children

According to Herodotus, Aesop was a slave who lived in Samos in the 6th century B.C. His moral animal fables have delighted young and old for centuries. This fabulous full-color edition of the classic Aesop features the original illustrations of Milo Winter. This unique collection features 126 of the best-loved fables, including such favorites as "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse," "The Ants and the Grasshopper," "The Goose and the Golden Egg," "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," and "The Hare and the Tortoise" and all their wonderful and amusing animal characters. Now, with THE AESOP FOR CHILDREN, a whole new generation can appreciate and enjoy these whimsical tales. 9 1/2" x 11 3/4". Ages 6-10

Title:The Aesop for Children
ISBN:9781566192927
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    The Aesop for Children Reviews

  • Robin Hobb

    Aesop's Fables should be a part of every child's cultural education. It isn't just that the simple stories each convey a 'moral' or lesson. It's that throughout the reader's life, one will encounter r...

  • Abigail

    Continuing my Aesop project, I recently picked up a copy of Milo Winter's classic collection, originally published in 1919. With 146 fables, and at least one color illustration per page, The Aesop for...

  • Lauricia Dawn

    These are so clever and so rich. The life lessons taught in these short stories are GOLD....

  • Rubina

    I have never ever read such badly written stories. Before a child can even understand the meaning of the story, a moral line is inserted. The punishment meted out for doing simple wrong things like ta...

  • Amanda Mic Perkins

    Nice art, good stories. I liked it....

  • Abigail

    A nice collection of Aesop's fables suitable for reading to yourself or out loud. There's really not much else to say about this book, honestly....

  • Heather

    How do I love thee, Milo Winter? Let me count the ways.1. The illustrations are fantastic. Almost every fable has a picture be it small or large enough to fill the page.2. Excellent retelling of the f...

  • Candice Adams

    After reading this collection of fables, I am really impressed with Aesop as an author and all of the stories. He brings meaning and a good lesson to each story he writes, from the tortoise and the ha...

  • Margaret Chind

    ---I also now have a jacket-less hardcover that is beautiful from Dalmation Press. When I search the ISBN it comes up with a Mother Goose, so that is odd. I guess they reused it? This version that I h...

  • Kelly

    This is a classic collection of popular Aesop's Fables. Each fable has a moral at the end, which is a great starting point for discussion. This edition is beautifully illustrated by Milo Winter. Recom...