Aesop's Fables, Paperback

Aesop's Fables Paperback

Illustrated by Brian Robb

4 out of 5 (1 rating)


The original "Aesop Fables", introduced by award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick.

Over two hundred familiar tales from "Look Before You Leap" and "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" to much less familiar tales, each with its own sharply pointed moral.

Puffin Classics come with additional and material including author profile, things to think about and do, a guide to who's who, a glossary, and more.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Traditional
  • ISBN: 9780141345246



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Summary:This book is a series of short, and a little weird, stories with a little bit of proverb advice at the end of each story.Personal Reaction:I think this is an outstanding set of fables and short stories. I found this to be very entertaining and a little bit of an eye-opener. Reading some of these stories to my children was entertaining to them and entertaining to me to watch their reactions. A lot of the proverb advice I had to explain a little deeper for my oldest to understand them, but all in all a very good and entertaining read.Classroom Extension:1. These stories can be intergraded in many fashion of ways. I think it would be ideal to use as a "brain-break" in between lessons.2. This book can be used as a good way to bring literature into the classroom and can be a good way to introduce fables, proverbs, and short stories.