Celebrating 10 years of this timeless collection of Aesop's favourite tales, retold by Michael Morpurgo - author of War Horse - and illustrated by renowned artist, Emma Chichester Clark.
A timeless collection of over twenty of Aesop's best-loved fables, including favourites such as The Hare and the Tortoise, Town Mouse and Country Mouse, Dog in the Manger and The Lion and the Mouse. The tales are retold with warmth and humour by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo and brought to life by Emma Chichester Clark's exquisitely playful and distinctive artwork.
Morpurgo's rhthymic, very accessible language and Chichester Clark's amusing and lively artwork combine perfectly to make this book an absolute joy to read alone and as a group ... These are stories for the Literacy Strategy and beyond. - Junior Education
Michael Morpurgo has written more than 60 books for every age group. The Wreck of Zanzibar won the Carnegie Medal in 1996. The Butterfly Lion (Collins) won the Smarties Gold Award. He has been short listed for all the major awards, with King of Cloud Forest, War Horse, My Friend Walter (all Mammoth), to name but a few. Kensuke's Kingdom (Egmont) won the Children's Book Award in 2000.