Aesop's Fables by Fulvio Testa, Fiona Waters
  

Aesop's Fables

Written by Fulvio Testa, Fiona Waters
Illustrated by Fulvio Testa

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This stunning edition of the classic Aesop's Fables, illustrated by the internationally
revered artist Fulvio Testa, will make a fantastic gift. Over sixty of the most famous of Aesop's Fables have been updated and rewritten by the talented anthologist Fiona Waters, and brought to life by Fulvio Testa's detailed illustrations. It’s a wonderful collection that readers of all ages will treasure and come back to time and time again.

Synopsis

Aesop's Fables by Fulvio Testa, Fiona Waters

Sixty of the most famous of Aesop's Fables have been updated and rewritten by the talented anthologist Fiona Waters, and brought to life by Fulvio Testa's detailed illustrations.

The collection includes classics such as The Fox and the Crow, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, The Ant and the Cicada, The Hare and the Tortoise and The Fox and the Stork.

Reviews

A much-loved classic that every child should have -- Keith Dudhnath The Bookbag

It's a wonderful collection that readers of all ages will treasure and come back to time and time again Lovereading

Clear, accessible writing with wonderful illustrations in beautiful warm colours. I think every child's library should include a copy of Aesop's Fables. This version is one I would be happy to recommend, and would make a lovely gift. Library Mice

With its many comic touches, this anthology presents once again the humor, folly, ingenuity, and wisdom that make Aesop so durable. School Library Journal, USA

About the Author

Fiona Waters was born in Edinburgh, and is famous in the children's book world for her passion, enthusiasm and expansive knowledge. She is the Editorial Director of Troubadour, The Travelling Book Company, the largest Independent Book Fair Company in the UK and has written over eighty children's books. She won the CLPE Poetry Prize in 2007. She lives in Dorset and has several cats. Fulvio Testa is one of Italy's most distinguished artists and illustrators and has had many exhibitions in the United States and Europe. In addition to his own prize-winning titles, he has illustrated books by authors such as Anthony Burgess and Gianni Rodari.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Fulvio Testa, Fiona Waters
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Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

4th September 2014

ISBN

9781849392471

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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