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The Fabled Life of AesopHonoring the path of a slave this dramatic picture book biography and concise anthology of Aesop’s most child friendly fables tel. The Fabled Life of Aesop The Extraordinary Journey and Collected Tales of the World's Greatest Storyteller is a biographical children's picture book written by Ian Lendler and illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski It messages both overt and hidden in the life and preserved wisdom of an enslaved storyteller named AesopAesop was an ancient Greek fabulist and storyteller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables Although his existence remains unclear and no writings by him survive numerous tales credited to him were gathered across the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this dayLendler's text is rather simplistic straightforward and informative Lendler tells the life of Aesop through scattered references and thirteen of fables attributed to Aesop Backmatter includes an afterward and bibliography Zagarenski's illustrations are delicately expressive humans and graceful animals into golden toned settingsThe premise of the book is rather straightforward In this narrative the child of enslaved parents learns to speak in code impresses one master but is sold to a second and after some years wins freedom at last with the story of a wolf who would rather go hungry than be collared like a dog Morals of the fables are printed in gold add further sumptuous notes to the tersely rendered fablesAll in all The Fabled Life of Aesop The Extraordinary Journey and Collected Tales of the World's Greatest Storyteller is a wonderful biography with lovely art comes with unusual perspectives on familiar tales about lions mice and trickster foxes

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review The Fabled Life of Aesop Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB × Honoring the path of a slave this dramatic picture book biography and concise anthology of Aesop’s most child friendly fables tells how a child born into slavery in ancient Greece found a way to speak out against injustice by using the skill and wit of his storytellingRytelling–storytelling that has survived for 2500 years Stunningly illustrated by two time Caldecott Honor winner Pamela Zagarens. Such a beautiful and memorable read I loved the illustrations that went along with the fables and especially how even the texture of the paper changed when we went from fable to life The afterword is a must read as well

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Ls how a child born into slavery in ancient Greece found a way to speak out against injustice by using the skill and wit of his sto. A biography of Aesop with the fables themselves tucked in the middle I liked the author's note at the end which mentions that we can't know for sure the facts about Aesop but that doesn't make his fables or his example any less powerful