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Aesop's Fables, Retold by Elli Woollard By Elli Woollard

Aesop's Fables, Retold by Elli Woollard by Elli Woollard

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Summary

A beautifully illustrated and rhyming retelling of a selection of Aesop's Fables.

Aesop's Fables, Retold by Elli Woollard Summary

Aesop's Fables, Retold by Elli Woollard by Elli Woollard

A beautiful gift edition of Aesop's Fables featuring eight classic stories, charmingly retold in rhyming verse with stunning illustrations.

Bringing together the incredible talents of award-winning illustrator and Booktrust Time to Read favourite, Marta Altes and author and poet, Elli Woollard, this unique collection of Aesop's Fables is a fresh and funny take on an enduring classic. Richly illustrated throughout by Marta Altes, author of Little Monkey, this is perfect for new and younger readers and will delight children and adults alike.

Meet the town mouse and his country cousin, discover what happens to the boy who cried wolf one too many times and find out just how the tortoise beat the boastful hare.

A perfect companion title to Just So Stories, created by the same winning team.


Stories include:
Two Travellers and the Bear
The Hare and the Tortoise
The Boy who cried Wolf
The Donkey in the Lion's Skin
The Dog and his Reflection
The Baboon and the Fox
The Peacock and the Crane
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

About Elli Woollard

Elli Woollard is an exciting talent on the picture books scene, who started writing stories after an embarrassing incident in which her youngest son broke Michael Rosen's glasses. In addition to picture books, she also writes children's poems and stories. Her snappy rhymes, catchy rhythms and witty stories are sure to make her a huge success. Elli has written The Giant of Jum, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories and The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight for Macmillan, as well as the young fiction series Swashbuckle Lil. Elli lives in London with her four children, her husband and two guinea pigs.

Marta Altes is the award-winning creator of My Grandpa, I am an Artist!, My New Home and The King Cat. She loves to tell stories and her love of illustration saw her study for a degree in Graphic Design in Barcelona. Marta moved to the UK to study for an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art (the best decision she ever made!) and graduated in 2011. Since then she has won the Read It Again! Award and the Nottingham Children's Book Award and her first book No! was shortlisted for the Waterstone's Picture Book Prize. Furthermore, Marta's title Little Monkey was chosen as the BookTrust Time to Read campaign title for 2018 and has twice been nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal. Marta lives in London.

Table of Contents

Chapter - 1: Two Travellers and the Bear Chapter - 2: The Hare and the Tortoise Chapter - 3: The Boy who cried Wolf Chapter - 4: The Baboon and the Fox Chapter - 5: The Dog and his Reflection Chapter - 6: The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse Chapter - 7: The Peacock and the Crane Chapter - 8: The Donkey in the Lion's Skin

Additional information

GOR011619645
9781509886685
1509886680
Aesop's Fables, Retold by Elli Woollard by Elli Woollard
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2020-08-06
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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