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Fables from Aesop

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  3 reviews
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)
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Hannah Carlson
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.
Taylor Christensen
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.
quilt-like illustrations and short one pagers on the tales with a good moral to the story. would be cute for kids
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