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Ancient Wisdom for Trying Times. An Interview with the Duo Behind The Fabled Life of Aesop

Essentially this could be considered a college course on both the role fables have played in history over the centuries, as well as a deep dive into what it takes to make a book as exquisitely beautiful as this one.

Review of the Day: The Fox and the Crow by Manasi Subramaniam

The Fox and the Crow By Manasi Subramaniam Illustrated by Culpeo S. Fox Karadi Tales $17.95 ISBN: 978-81-8190-303-7 Ages 4 and up On shelves now In the classic Aesop fable of The Fox and the Crow where do your loyalties lie? You remember the tale, don’t you? Long story short (or, rather, short story shorter) […]

Review of the Day: Aesop in California by Doug Hansen

Aesop in California By Doug Hansen Heyday $16.95 ISBN: 978-1-59714-235-9 Ages 3-7 On shelves now. Gather round me, o ye little children, and hear the tale I tell. Of a time when fairytales and folktales were as ripe and plentiful as the grapes of summer. When you could walk into any bookstore or library and […]

Discussion: Fables – Winner of the 2011 Bologna Ragazzi Award

Let’s talk Aesop. Specifically let’s talk Fables, a collection of Aesop’s tales by Editions Milan, illustrated by one Jean-Francois Martin.  When Cristina from The Tea Box asked me to join her in sitting in on the discussion, I wasn’t certain how interested I would be.  I knew that Fables was one of the few books […]