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Orchard Aesop's Fables

Written by Michael Morpurgo

Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

Orchard Aesop's Fables Synopsis

A timeless collection of over twenty of Aesop's best-loved fables, including favourites such as The Hare and the Tortoise, Town Mouse and Country Mouse, Dog in the Manger and The Lion and the Mouse. The tales are retold with warmth and humour by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo and brought to life by Emma Chichester Clark's exquisitely playful and distinctive artwork.

Orchard Aesop's Fables Press Reviews

An up-to-date voice and lots of cheerful illustrations * The List * Morpurgo's rhthymic, very accessible language and Chichester Clark's amusing and lively artwork combine perfectly to make this book an absolute joy to read alone and as a group ... These are stories for the Literacy Strategy and beyond. * Junior Education * A timeless anthology... told with warmth and humour and complemented by playful and distinctive artwork. An essential addition to any child's library. * Junior News & Mail *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781843622710
Publication date: 21st October 2004
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Illustrator: Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 96 pages

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo has written over 95 titles and won, or been shortlisted, for numerous awards, including winning the Whitbread for The Wreck of Zanzibar, the Smarties Prize for The Butterfly Lion, The Children's Book Award for Kensuke's Kingdom and several shortlistings for the Carnegie Medal. Michael's books have also been translated into over 20 languages and have won him international awards such as The Prix Sorciere in France, The Best Book of the Year in the US and the Silver Pencil in Holland. And of course, Michael's wonderful writing has now won him the title of Children's Laureate. Alongside his writing, Michael ...

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