The Illustrated Book of Aesop's FablesISBN: 0764159305;
Aesop, the legendary Greek storyteller, lived in the 6th century B.C., but his wise and witty tales?each with its own distinctive moral? remain as popular in our own day as they were when first told. Here are many of Aesop's best-known fables, l of them complemented with large, full-color illustrations of unusually high quality. The tales included in this volume are categorized according to the animals playing lead roles. Thus under ?Lion? we have the fables of ?The Lion and theat,? ?The Lion and the Bull,? ?The Lion and the Ass,? and several more, each with its own witty conclusion. Other animal themes include fables of the Fox, the Wolf, and the Eagle. Here is a wonderful introduction to Aesop's immort fables for boys and girls, a volume that is both beautiful to look at and enjoyable to read. Adults, too, will treasure this book. Color illustrations on every page.
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