Aesop’s Fables, An Illustrated Classic * Book Review

Book: Aesop’s Fables, An Illustrated Classic
Adapted by :  J. Emmerson
Illustrator:  Perey J. Billinghurst
Hardcover:  212 pages
Publisher: Canterbury Classics  (2017)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781684120291
Genre:  Juvenile fiction
Ages: 8-12; grades 3-6
Price: $12.99
Purchase: Online

Brief Summary:
Aesop’s Fables, An Illustrated Classic contains 100 short fables–each with a moral. I am sure most readers are familiar with sayings like “If we want to use the law, then we have to obey the law;” “Don’t be fooled by flattery;”  and “Slow but steady wins the race.”  They are hidden messages in The Wolf and the Lion, The Fox and the Crow, The Hare and the Tortoise .  Gently told the animals in each tale represents humans.  The gentle humor in each telling, not preachy, that teaches a lesson about human nature.

This Critic’s Review:
Legend says Aesop lived 600 BC.  His stories certainly have withstood the test of time.   Each fable entertains without insulting, the best way to serve up a lesson on life.

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