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Aesop's Fables Heirloom Edition

The Classic Edition Hardcover with Slipcase and Ribbon Marker (Fairy Tales, Classic Children Books, Animal Stories, Books for Young Children)

Illustrated by Charles Santore
Published by Applesauce Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Captivating the hearts and minds of kids and adults for generations, Aesop, a former Greek slave, developed simple and meaningful adventures featuring animals or insects to teach a moral standard or lesson for living. This classic edition of short stories is brought to life with breathtaking illustrations by New York Times #1 Bestselling illustrator Charles Santore. The most well known and well loved of Aesop's fables are included to help boys and girls learn which traits are desirable and which are less than desireable, including: 

- The Hare and the Tortoise
- The Lion and the Mouse
- The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
- The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

The work of New York Times bestselling children’s book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories, including The Night Before Christmas, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Aesop's Fables, The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, The Wizard of Oz, and more!

About The Author

Aesop was a Greek fabulist and storyteller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables.

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