Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Fables from Aesop” as Want to Read:
Fables from Aesop
by Tom Lynch
Lynch retells fourteen of Aesop's best-loved tales -- from the tortoise and the hare to the fox and the lion -- illustrating each with amazing handmade fabric collages featuring interesting materials, textures, and borders.
Published October 9th 2000 by Viking Juvenile
(first published 1947)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-22 of 22)
This book took several classic folktales and wrote them in a modern way that would be easy for children to read. I really liked how at the end of each fable Tom Lynch added a little life lesson that summarized the moral of each story. The fabric-collage-inspired illustrations were also very unique and intriguing.
This book was very similar to "The Rabbit and the Turtle" by Eric Carle. I liked the different form of art; it was quilted artwork rather than paintings, but the stories were a bit shorter and less detailed. And once again, I liked that the lesson of the stories were at the bottom of each page.