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Aesop's fables by Aesop( Book )

841 editions published between 1221 and 2018 in 18 languages and held by 17,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of stories told by the Greek slave, Aesop, whose wisdom so impressed one master that he was set free
The fables of Aesop by Aesop( Book )

413 editions published between 1665 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 4,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fables retold from Aesop, including "The Hare and the Tortoise," "The Ant and the Grasshopper," and "Androcles and the Lion."
The lion & the mouse by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle
Fables by Aesop( Book )

753 editions published between 1476 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 3,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Aesop's fables
Select fables of Esop and other fabulists by Aesop( )

205 editions published between 1761 and 2010 in English and held by 2,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aesop for children by Aesop( Book )

78 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred twenty-six best-loved fables of Aesop
Aesop's fables by Aesop( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nearly sixty fables from Aesop, including such familiar ones as "The Grasshopper and the Ants," "The North Wind and the Sun," "Androcles and the Lion," "The Troublesome Dog," and "The Fox and the Stork."
The tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fable by Janet Stevens( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
The tortoise & the hare by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and minimal text relate the familiar fable of the race between a slow tortoise and a quick but foolish hare, set in America's desert Southwest
Folk-lore and fable : Æsop, Grimm, Andersen by Aesop( Book )

55 editions published between 1909 and 2006 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grimm: Frog-king, or iron Henry -- Our lady's child -- Pack of ragamuffins -- Rapunzel -- Three little men in the wood -- Three spinners -- Hansel & Gretel -- Fisherman & his wife -- Valiant little tailor -- Cinderella -- Mother Holle -- Seven ravens -- Little red-cap -- Bremen town musicians -- Girl without hands -- Clever Elsie -- Thumbling -- Thumbling as journeyman -- Six swans -- Little Briar Rose -- Fundevogel -- King Thrushbeard -- Little Snow-white -- Rumplestiltskin -- Three feathers -- Golden goose -- Allerleirauh -- Wolf & the fox -- Hans in luck -- Goose-girl -- Peasant's wise daughter -- Soirit in the bottle -- Bearskin -- Willow-wren & the bear --Wise folks -- Shroud -- Two king's children -- Seven Swabians -- One-eye, two-eyes and three-eyes -- Snow-white and Rose-red. -- Andersen: Ugly duckling -- Swineherd -- Emperor's new clothes -- Little sea-maid -- Elfen mound -- Wild swans -- Garden of paradise -- Constant tin soldier -- Daisy -- Nightingale -- Storks -- Darning-needle -- Shadow -- Red shoes -- Little Ida's flowers -- Amgel -- Flying trunk -- Tinder-box -- Buckwheat -- Bell
Fables from Aesop by Ennis Rees( Book )

33 editions published between 1908 and 2002 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of familiar short moral tales
Lousy rotten stinkin' grapes by Margie Palatini( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the fable of a frustrated fox that, after many tries to reach a high bunch of grapes, decides they must be sour anyway
Aesop's fables by Alice Shirley( )

5 editions published between 1884 and 2009 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A striking new look at Aesop's classic animal fables, reinterpreted and illustrated by Alice Shirley. This lavish edition contains over 100 fables including the well-known classics such as T̀he Hare and the Tortoise' and T̀he Fox and the Sour Grapes'
Aesopi phrygis fabulae : jam recenter ex collatione optimorum exemplarium emendatius excusae, una cum nonnullis variorum authorum fabulis adjectis : et indice correctiori praefixo by Aesop( )

64 editions published between 1653 and 1784 in Latin and English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hare and the tortoise : a fable from Aesop by Helen Ward( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 12 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Even the slowest tortoise can defeat the quickest hare, and even the proudest hare can learn a timeless lesson from the most humble tortoise. Slow and steady wins the race! Here is a superbly rendered journey from starting line to finish that embodies the bravery, perseverance, and humility we can all find inside ourselves"--
The grasshopper & the ants by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of the classic Aesop fable, hardworking ants stock up for the winter while a fun-loving grasshopper plays all year long, until the cold weather arrives and he realizes his mistake in not planning ahead
The rabbit and the turtle : Aesop's fables by Eric Carle( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retellings of eleven of Aesop's fables
Three Aesop fox fables by Paul Galdone( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful versions of three classic fables illustrating simple truths about life
Aesop's fables by Aesop( Recording )

99 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesop, an ancient Greek poet who was sold into slavery in the early sixth century BC, relied on animal stories to convey his key points to his masters in court. Aesop's Fables are classic, memorable morality plays in which amusing animal characters drive home thought-provoking morals to generations of listeners and modern-day audiences. They illustrate what was fundamental to Greek culture, yet their appeal lies in logic we still understand. Translated into countless languages and familiar to people around the world, Aesop's fables never tarnish despite being told again and again
Doctor Coyote : a Native American Aesop's fables by John Bierhorst( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coyote is featured in each of these Aztec interpretations of Aesop's fables. The illustrations are set in the twentieth century
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The lion & the mouse
The fables of AesopThe lion & the mouseFablesThe Aesop for childrenAesop's fablesThe tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fableFolk-lore and fable : Æsop, Grimm, AndersenFables from Aesop
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Aesop 500-talet f.Kr

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Aesop ancient Greek storyteller

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Aesopus Phrygius 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

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Aisoposu 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

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Ésope 0620?-0560? av.-J.-C.

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아이소포스 B.C.620-B.C.560


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