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READ Î The McElderry Book of Aesop's Fables Å Ancient Aesop swings into the twenty first century in this bright new collection of twenty one favorite fables Here are all the classic tales the greedy dog who loses his bone to his own reflection in the water; the little mouse who pays back the grand lion in a big big way; and the shepherd'T's perfect for reading aloud and sharing Emma Chichester Clark's radiant illustrations are bursting with bold colors and cheerful characters Together they have created a modern classic brimming with fun which children will enjoy reading and laughing over again and aga. At the end of each story Morpurgo tells you what the moral of the story was eg for the boy who cried wolf it's Nobody believes a liar even when he tells the truth But in several cases I felt like this book gets the moral completely wrong Like for the Hare and the Tortoise I remember thinking the moral according to the book was completely stupid Dare to believe in yourself or something like that Is it just a matter of interpretation I always thought the morals of Aesop's Fables were obvious and self evident but I guess not

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G way; and the shepherd's son who thinks it's a good joke to cry Wolf just to see the villagers come running And of course there's that arrogant hare and his racing partner the slow but steady tortoise Michael Morpurgo's lively language gives each tale a fresh feel tha. There are valuable morals on every page

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The McElderry Book of Aesop's FablesAncient Aesop swings into the twenty first century in this bright new collection of twenty one favorite fables Here are all the classic tales the greedy dog who loses his bone to his own reflection in the water; the little mouse who pays back the grand lion in a big bi. A collection of twenty one classic fables from Aesop retold by the talented Michael Morpurgo described on the dust jacket flap as the children's laureate of Britain Here the reader will encounter old favorites like The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse and The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg as well as some lesser known selections like The Peacock and the CraneMorpurgo's prose is informal and humorous and Emma Chichester Clark's colorful and expressive illustrations are the perfect complement to the text I particularly liked the mice in Belling the Cat and the lion in The Lion and the Mouse Well into my Aesop project at this point I found The McElderry Book of Aesop's Fables a delightful volume with its felicitous meeting of image and word The design of the book over with its generous page size and well spaced stories make this collection an ideal one for younger children