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The Classic Treasury Of Aesop's Fables: Illustrated by Don Daily [Hardcover]

Don Daily
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Aug. 27 1999 Children's Illustrated Classics S
A timeless collection of twenty of Aesop's best-loved fables - punctuated by the age-old morals that have instructed countless generations. Accompanied by beautiful, full-color illustrations from award-winning artist Don Daily, this volume highlights such fables as "The Goose Who Laid the Golden Eggs," "The Mouse and the Frog," and the one and only "The Tortoise and the Hare."

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Don Daily (1940-2002) illustrated many classic children's books and anthologies for Courage Books. He also created posters for many films, including The Lone Ranger, The Great Santini, and Roots. Daily's work has appeared in such magazines as Reader's Digest, Cosmopolitan, and Good Housekeeping. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful, but not what I expected Dec 21 2002
It is true - the drawings in this book are beautiful. However, I was hoping that the telling of the fables would have more of the original flavor. The stories have been updated to at least the 20th century. I am sure that when Aesop told the stories, the Country Mouse and the City Mouse didn't have to dodge automobiles and miss stepping in bubblegum. It was misleading that Aesop is listed as "editor" because the stories are not as he told them.
The overall messages (ie morals) are there. I just was disappointed that it was so updated. I'm sure that serves its purpose, but it wasn't what I wanted.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The best morality tales ever Dec 26 2013
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This is the #1 book for all parents to teach their youngsters about the unfairness of life and the benefits of honesty and kindness, These are the world's best and simplest life lessons. - C
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4.0 out of 5 stars the basic fables, beautiful art June 18 2013
By Seve
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It is what you would expect, the basic aesops fables, with beautiful drawings. We used this as part of our waldorf gr 2 curriculum.
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