Retells the fable of a frustrated fox that, after many tries to reach a high bunch of grapes, decides they must be sour anyway.
Children's LiteratureThis retelling of the famous Aesop fable The Fox and the Grapes is written in Spanish. Sara Rojo's pastel illustrations give a texture to the fox and his plight. In this fable, a fox is trying to reach up and grab a bunch of grapes. He tries and tries but cannot get them. After a while he quits and says to himself, "Those grapes are probably sour anyway." This book is part of the "Read- It! Readers" series; a series divided into levels: purple, red, blue, yellow, green, and orange. There is a note to parents at the beginning of the book that explains the levels and how parents can use the stories with their children. Other "Read-It! Readers" are listed. This book is at the fourth level, yellow. At this level the reader is introduced to challenging ideas, expanding vocabulary, and a wide variety of sentences. 2006, Picture Window Books/Capstone Press, Ages 4 to 9.
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