The short stories attributed to Aesop have been around for over 2,500 years. Many times no longer than a paragraph, they are still long enough for the reader to see the moralistic truth of the world around us summed up in a brief encounter between animals. The vocabulary and grammar can be difficult for young children on their own, but they will be understood if it is read to them with the proper pauses and inflections. Every fable has its moral underneath it. Many of them children will recognize from other storybooks. Every teacher should have a collection of Aesop's fables.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LisCarey - www.librarything.com
This is an enjoyable, quick (under three hours) reading of all of Aesop's fables. There are a few where I thought that this must not be the same translation I read as a kid, but that was a long time ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - REGoodrich - LibraryThing
Aesops's Fables are short and sweet and easy to read for most ages. A number of the stories are very clever, all with a point or moral to be learned in the end. There are quite a few in this book that ... Read full review