Tag: Aesop

In It to Win It

@Candlewick @alison_murray_ Hare and Tortoise, by Alison Murray; Candlewick Press, $16.99, 32 pages, all ages. In Alison Murray’s cheeky retelling of Aesop’s classic fable, Hare (Leapus swifticus) can barely stand still, while Tortoise (Slow and steadicus) could mimic a stone until the end of time. Of course, there is a race, and while we all

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The Grasshopper and the Ants, by Jerry Pinkney; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.00, 40 pages, ages 2-6. Aesop’s fable The Grasshopper and the Ants receives the Pinkney treatment in this gorgeous version of the tale. A plucky grasshopper merrily sings his way through the warm months, while industrious ants toil in preparation for

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