36 favorite fables from three popular writers, all retold in simple, child-friendly language and delightfully illustrated.
The Lion who learns that even the king of the jungle must sometimes depend on the tiniest creature. The Country Mouse who comes to the city . . . only to discover that there's really no place like home. Using appealing animals and their adventures, fables bring us bite-size messages of wisdom and teach us the secrets of human nature. This collection features 36 timeless tales from Aesop, Phaedrus, and La Fontaine--including "The Hare and the Tortoise," "The Crow and the Pitcher, "The Frogs Who Desired a King," and "The Hen with the Golden Eggs"--all illustrated in Marisa Vestita's colorful, contemporary, and inimitable style.