Aesop's Fables

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Race Point Publishing, Sep 30, 2016 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
Written down two thousand years ago in ancient Latin and Greek, the fables and morals of Aesop have been passed down through generations and were first published in English in 1484. This collectible edition, packaged in a beautiful, vibrant clothbound hardcover, includes 284 fables with 80 color and black-and-white illustrations by Milo Winter.

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User Review  - flamingrosedrakon - LibraryThing

I was one of those babies born in the late '80s who was raised with morals under Disney, Aesop and just knowing that God makes us all unique. Every cartoon and children's shows that we had was healthy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tee2 - LibraryThing

The preface of the volume by Townsend is interesting & informative. The fables themselves are wonderful. The animals chosen to convey the lesson are perfectly selected. This is a timeless classic. I enjoy the fables more every time I read them. Read full review



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Not much is known about the life of Aesop. He was a slave who lived in Greece around 620-563 BC, and hundreds of fables are attributed to him. He was believed to be tongue-tied, but miraculously received the power of speech and became a legendary storyteller.

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