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.
“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