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2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 2.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Aesop Narrator: Heather Forest Publisher: August House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Heather Forest, a 20-year veteran professional storyteller, says,I became a storyteller as a direct extension of singing old folk ballads which contained tales. Early in her career, she began to create contemporary versions of traditional folktales from around the world. Forest created The Animals Could Talk for family audiences.

This [collection] has many levels, from simple plot to catchy melodies, to underlying political commentary. It can be enjoyed by adults and children together.

Among the 19 Aesop's Fables included are The Ox and the Frog, The Oak and the Bramble, A Father, a Son, and a Donkey, Look Before You Leap, A Bundle of Sticks, and Beautiful as You Are. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jessica Elizabeth | 6/26/2011

    " I've read this a million times and I love every time just like the first time! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Brent | 6/17/2011

    " It is amazing to me how many of these stories have transcended time, and remain a literary and societal staple. They truly are an effective way of teaching some of the basic moral principles to children (and even adults). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kristina | 5/31/2011

    " As Bruno Bettelheim has pointed out, stories, mainly fairy tales will be interpreted differently depending upon ones age, sex, life experiences, etc. Aesop's Fables should be read by everyone at different times in his/her life. Lesson are to be learned indefinitely!!. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Diana | 5/23/2011

    " A timeless book of really short stories fron ancient Greece that teach us simple moral lessons and show us the origin of Western proverbs. "

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Author Aesop

Aesop has been known in history and in legend since the fifth century BC, or earlier, as a gifted Greek storyteller and the author of the world’s best-known collection of fables. A Phrygian slave, there is speculation that he was freed as a result of his wit. Though little is known about his life, his remarkable wisdom regarding human nature, conveyed through his fables, has brought him great renown.