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This Audiobook contains the following works 1. Tom Tit Tot 2. Three Sillies 3. The Rose-Tree 4. The Old Woman and her Pig 5. How Jack went to Seek his Fortune 6. Mr. Vinegar 7. Nix Nought Nothing 8. Jack Hannaford 9. Binnorie 10. Mouse and Mouser 11. Cap o' Rushes 12. Teeny-Tiny 13. Jack and the Beanstalk 14. The Story of the Three Little Pigs 15. The Master and his Pupil 16. Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse 17. Jack and his Golden Snuff-Box 18. The Story of the Three Bears 19. Jack the Giant-Killer 20. Henny-Penny 21. Childe Rowland 22. Molly Whuppie 23. The Red Ettin 24. The Golden Arm 25. The History of Tom Thumb 26. Mr. Fox 27. Lazy Jack 28. Johnny-Cake 29. Earl Mar's Daughter 30. Mr. Miacca 31. The Adventures of Aladdin by The Brothers Grimm 32. The Ant and the Grasshopper by Aesop 33. Cinderella by The Brothers Grimm 34. The Elves and the Shoemaker 35. The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen 36. Five Little Pigs by Joseph Martin Kronheim 37. Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm 38. The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen 39. The Little Red Hen 40. Little Red Riding Hood 41. Rapunzel by The Brothers Grimm 42. Snow White 43. The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter 44. The Three Little Pigs 45. Thumbelina 46. The Tortoise and the Hare by Aesop 47. The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen 48. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams 49. The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame (Part1) 50. The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame (Part2) 51. The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen (Part1) 52. The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen (Part2)Show more
NOT AVAILABLE IN CANADA An extraordinary storyteller who used cunning foxes, surly dogs, clever mice, fearsome lions, and foolish humans to describe the reality of a harsh world, Aesop created narratives that are appealing, funny, politically astute, and profoundly true. And Aesop's truth—often summed up in the pithy "moral of the story"—retains an awesome power to affect us, reaching us through both our intellects and our heartsShow more
Much of the richness of our language and moral education is owed to a Greek slave who was executed over two thousand years ago. Literally hundreds of metaphors, axioms, and ideas that are woven into the very fabric of Western culture-from "sour grapes" and "crying wolf" to "actions speak louder than words" and "honesty is the best policy"-all came from Aesop's Fables. An extraordinary storyteller who used cunning foxes, surly dogs, clever mice, and foolish humans to describe the reality of a harsh world, Aesop created narratives that are appealing, funny, politically astute, and profoundly true. And Aesop's truth - often summed up in the pithy "moral of the story" - retains an awesome power to affect us, reaching us through both our intellects and our hearts. Included here are such fables as "The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse," "The Wind and the Sun," "The Farmer and the Stork," "The Lioness," "The Brash Candlelight," "The Old Woman and the Physician," "The Mole and Her Mother," "The Swallow and the Crow," "The Man Bitten by a Dog," "The Fox and the Grapes," "The Monkey and the Dolphin," "The Hares and the Frogs," and many, many more.Show more
Aesop's Fables is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece around the 5th century BC. These fables are charming stories, each one leading towards a wise moral. They have been the inspiration for La Fontaine, one of the greatest French writers of all time, and are a perfect tool for educating young children as well as a delight for lovers of elegance and simplicity. This selection of the most beautiful fables by Aesop includes : The town mouse and the country mouse, the Fox and the Stork, the Ass and the Lap-dog, the Lion and the mouse, Hercules and the wagoner, the Wolf and the Lamb, the Fox and the Grapes, among other treasures of ancient literature.Show more
Among the oldest stories of human civilization, Aesop's fables are a collection of extended proverbs with moral messages attributed to the Greek slave Aesop, who lived in the fifth century B.C. Children will delight in these basic human truths represented by talking animals and plants, and adults will marvel at the plainspoken language of these ancient tales. This translation by Vernon Jones includes an introduction by G.K. Chesterton and stories such as The Hare and the Tortoise, The Fox and the Grapes, and The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.Show more
Aesop’s Fables are timeless and entertaining stories and anecdotes meant to impart wisdom and guidance to readers of all ages. Written by Aesop in ancient Greece, these fables began as stories told from person to person, generation to generation. Hundreds of fables have been attributed to Aesop, and his stories are still told to impart wisdom today. Among the well-known fables included in this collection are “The Hare and the Tortoise,” “The Ants and the Grasshopper,” and “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,” presented among hundreds of other fables. Told simply and quickly, each fable is a bite-sized lesson perfectly suited for children and adults alike.Show more
The fables of Aesop have become one of the most enduring traditions of European culture, ever since they were first written down nearly two millennia ago. Aesop was reputedly a tongue-tied slave who miraculously received the power of speech; from his legendary storytelling came the collections of prose and verse fables scattered throughout Greek and Roman literature. First published in English by Caxton in 1484, the fables and their morals continue to charm modern readers: who does not know the story of the tortoise and the hare, or the boy who cried wolf?Show more
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