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Aesop's fables

Author: Beverley Naidoo; Piet Grobler; Aesop.
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here are 16 of Aesop's wise, witty and timeless fables, portrayed for the first time in an African setting. This is an exciting new interpretation of one of the world's great classics. This unique story collection is vividly illustrated by Beverley Naidoo's fellow South African Piet Grobler, an internationally acclaimed illustrator.
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Genre/Form: JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Adaptations
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverley Naidoo; Piet Grobler; Aesop.
ISBN: 9781847800077 1847800076
OCLC Number: 706770809
Target Audience: For primary school age.
Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: The old lion --
The eagle and the tortoise --
The dog, the cock and the jackal --
The mosquito and the lion --
The rinkhals and the snake-eagle --
The jackal and the klipspringer --
The lion and the warthog --
The donkey, the jackal and the lion --
The cat and the mice --
The monkey and the fishermen --
The farmer and his children --
The farmer and the jackal --
The kudu at the waterhole --
The tamboti and the reeds --
The grasshopper and the ants --
The lion and the mouse.
Responsibility: Beverley Naidoo ; [ illustrated by] Piet Grobler.

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A unique retelling of approximately 20 fables by a Carnegie Award winning author and internaionally acclaimed illustrator.  Read more...

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A delightfully illustrated book to pick and choose fables, or just read all the way through, while enjoying the vibrant colours of Africa in Aesop's world. Armadillo Magazine Get hold of this book Read more...

 
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