Annotations for Aesop's Fables


Baker & Taylor
Humorous retellings of fifteen fables from Aesop include, among others, "The Stag at the Pool," "The Lion and the Mouse," and "The Vain Jackdaw." 10,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
Retellings of fifteen fables from Aesop, including, among others, "The Stag at the Pool," "The Lion and the Mouse," and "The Vain Jackdaw."

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Penguin Putnam
Brad Sneed brings his zany and creative talents to the world of Aesop. In his signature style of tricky perspectives, amusing exaggerations, and rich, delicate watercolors, his animal characters are beautifully realistic and yet humorously human, as they mimic a wide range of human feelings . . . and foibles.

The stories of Aesop have been told and retold over the centuries; in his lively adaptation Brad Sneed updates the language and infuses these fifteen stories with a sense of humor that children will enthusiastically enjoy. And once again, as in his popular alphabet book Picture a Letter, Brad has included a wordless bonus for sharp-eyed readers of all ages-a sixteenth tale told only in pictures is hidden somewhere between the covers.



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