A beautiful gift edition of Aesop's Fables featuring eight classic stories, charmingly retold in rhyming verse with stunning illustrations.
Bringing together the incredible talents of award-winning illustrator and Booktrust Time to Read favourite, Marta Altes and author and poet, Elli Woollard, this unique collection of Aesop's Fables is a fresh and funny take on an enduring classic. Richly illustrated throughout by Marta Altes, author of Little Monkey , this is perfect for new and younger readers and will delight children and adults alike.
Meet the town mouse and his country cousin, discover what happens to the boy who cried wolf one too many times and find out just how the tortoise beat the boastful hare.
A perfect companion title to Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard , created by the same winning team.
Two Travellers and the Bear
The Hare and the Tortoise
The Boy who cried Wolf
The Donkey in the Lion's Skin
The Dog and his Reflection
The Baboon and the Fox
The Peacock and the Crane
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
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Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was named after the Staffordshire reservoir near Leek beside which his parents became engaged. He was born in India, and spent the first six years of his life there, acquiring Hindustani as a second language and living in a bungalow like that in The Jungle Book . Kipling continued to write prolifically thMore about Elli Woollard
Marta Altes is the award-winning creator of My Grandpa, I am an Artist!, My New Home, The King Cat and Little Monkey. She loves to tell stories and her love of illustration saw her study for a degree in Graphic Design in Barcelona. Marta moved to the UK to study for an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art and graduated in 2011. SinceMore about Marta Altes