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Unwitting Wisdom

An Anthology of Aesop's Fables
Ward, Helen (Book - 2004 )
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Unwitting Wisdom

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An illustrated adaptation of twelve animal fables first told by the Greek slave Aesop.
Authors: Ward, Helen, 1962-
Title: Unwitting wisdom
an anthology of Aesop's fables
Publisher: San Francisco :, Chronicle Books,, 2004
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,33 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Helen Ward
Contents: Sour grapes / in which a fox tries to hide his disappointment with insults
The trappings of power / in which the powerful perish through their pride
All dressed up / in which a jackdaw "borrows" some feathers
Pot luck / in which a wolf's cunning is his own downfall
A time to dance / in which a cricket learns about work - the hard way
A dinner invitation / in which a fox is a bad host and a hungry guest
Steady and slow / in which a hare is too confident
Upon reflection / in which he who would have everything gets nothing
Size isn't everything / in which a mouse unexpectedly returns a favor
Not flying, but falling / in which a tortoise ignores expert advice
Fool's gold / in which a farmer loses his golden goose
Hard cheese / in which a fox persuades a crow out of his lunch
Summary: An illustrated adaptation of twelve animal fables first told by the Greek slave Aesop.
Additional Contributors: Aesop
ISBN: 0811844501
Branch Call Number: j 888 W258u 2004
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