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Aesop's fables

Author: Aesop.; S A Handford; Brian Robb
Publisher: London : Puffin Books, 1994.
Series: Puffin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of the classic fables includes Sour Grapes, Slow but Sure, Town Mouse and Country Mouse, and more than two hundred others. Many of these tales are so well known they have given us phrases we use every day, like dog in the manger or sour grapes, but even the rarer ones seem familiar, because their simple morals are based on universal truths. From the tortoise and the hare or the boy who cried wolf to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folk and Fairy Tales
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aesop.; S A Handford; Brian Robb
ISBN: 0140369848 9780140369847 0140351590 9780140351590
OCLC Number: 47623132
Language Note: Translated from the Greek.
Notes: New edition. - Previous ed.: 1954.
Translated from the Greek.
Description: 212 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Puffin classics.
Other Titles: Fables.
Responsibility: translated by S.A. Handford ; illustrated by Brian Robb.

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In this version of over 200 tales, the reader will find well-known examples, such as the dog in the manger, alongside some not-so-familiar tales.  Read more...

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