By Aesop (Author)
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For nearly three thousand years, the fables of Aesop have amused people of all ages as they provide commonsense lessons in the conduct of everyday life. The colorful characters and brief tales, by turns amusing and frightening, deliver a how-to course in applied moral philosophy. This edition features more than forty illustrations by the celebrated artist Ernest Griset.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Aesop was an Ancient Greek fabulist, or storyteller, credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Although his existence remains uncertain, numerous tales credited to him were gathered across the centuries and in many languages, in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day.