Aesop’s Fables

Aesop’s Fables
CDN$ 16.95
US$ 16.95
UK£ 9.95
Author:
Series: Picture Books
Illustrator: Talleen Hacikyan
Length: 32 pages
Publication Year: September 2013
ISBN: 9781896580814
Age Group: 4-9
Book Cover: Hardcover

Description

Michael Rosen and Talleen Hacikyan join forces to portray some of Aesop’s most famous fables in this beautifully illustrated picture book. Loyal dogs, tricky foxes and powerful lions are only a part of the large cast of animals that help teach children some age-old life lessons.

Awards

Reviews

“Best Children’s books of the year: Michael Rosen’s Aesop’s Fables.” — Daily Telegraph

 

“Rosen’s plainspoken telling engages children with injected humor.” — Kirkus Reviews

 

“Perfect for children age 9-11.” — Midwest Book Review

 

“Rosen supplies morals tailored for today’s cultures of bullying and savvy social interactions.” — Publishers Weekly

 

“These are illustrations to savour.” — CM Magazine, The Manitoba Library Association

 

“Michael Rosen’s thirteen retellings are vivid and clear.”  — Penny Dolan, author of A Boy Called M.O.U.S.E.

 

“Each story is sensitively and expertly given a new lease of life in Rosen’s trademark perfect prose style.” — Read It, Daddy!

 

“There are some truly beautiful reworkings of the classics for older children who still enjoy illustrations. Michael Rosen and Talleen Hacikyan have produced a lovely Aesop’s Fables.”—The Daily Telegraph

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