Aesop's Fables by Aesop
  

Synopsis

Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Written down two thousand years ago in ancient Latin and Greek, the fables and morals of Aesop have been passed down through generations and were first published in English in 1484. This edition collects 284 fables, including such classics as The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Tortoise and the Hare, Town Mouse and Country Mouse, and many more enjoyable, yet teachable tales. With 80 illustrations throughout, this beautiful, vibrant cloth-bound hardcover makes a great addition to every child's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

About the Author

Not much is known about the life of AESOP. He was a slave who lived in Greece around 620-563 BC, and hundreds of fables are attributed to him. He was believed to be tongue-tied, but miraculously received the power of speech and became a legendary storyteller.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
192 pages

Author

Aesop
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Publisher

Race Point Publishing

Publication date

12th March 2015

ISBN

9781631060632


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