The Fox and the Grapes by Kathleen Olmstead
  

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The Fox and the Grapes by Kathleen Olmstead

This is a charming and beautifully illustrated animal fable. It comes from the popular Silver Penny series. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 6. When a thirsty fox sees some tasty-looking grapes, he's delighted. But he just can't reach them, no matter how high he jumps or how hard he tries. Bitterly disappointed, he walks off, calling them 'sour'. Aesop's charming animal fable gently teaches children a timeless and very human lesson.

About the Author

Kathleen Olmstead is the author of several Classic Starts books, including Anne of Avonlea and Moby Dick, as well as Jacques Cousteau: A Life Under the Sea and Matthew Henson: The Quest for the North Pole, both in the Sterling Biographies series. She has also written three other Silver Penny Story books: Pied Piper of Hamelin (9781402783494), Thumbelina (9781402783524), and The Steadfast Tin Soldier (9781402783517). Sarah Brannen has illustrated more than a dozen books for children, and is the author and illustrator of Uncle Bobby's Wedding (Putnam, 2008), as well as The Ugly Duckling (9781402784378) and The Pied Piper of Hamelin (9781402783494) in the Silver Penny Story series. She won the Ann Barrow Scholarship from the New England chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in 2007.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Kathleen Olmstead
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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

27th November 2014

ISBN

9781402783456


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