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Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables

By: G. K. Chesterton, Arthur Rackham, V. S. Vernon Jones

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Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, and don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs! These simple allegories — abounding in paradoxes, ambiguities, and ironies — embody great truths. Attributed to a legendary storyteller of ancient Greece, they speak to readers and listeners of all ages and cultures.
This enchanting edition of Aesop's morality tales features illustrations by Arthur Rackham. His thirteen full-color and fifty-three black-and-white images lend a perfect blend of humor and romanticism to the timeless fables. An illuminating Introduction by G. K. Chesterton complements V. S. Vernon Jones's sprightly, concise, and idiomatic translation.

Reprint of the Doubleday, Page & Co., New York, 1917 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 10048647254X
ISBN 139780486472546
Author/EditorG. K. Chesterton, Arthur Rackham, V. S. Vernon Jones
Grade levelKindergarten - 3 (ages 4 - 8)
Page Count288
Dimensions5 1/2 x 8

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