Three of Aesop's fable (The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Lion and the Mouse and the Father's Bundle) told from the perspective of a child observing the world and learning from it. In this truly unique series, Aesop is that child. He comes to life as an inquisitive, confident young raccoon who goes on a daily adventure and experiences each fable as it unfolds. Aesop's grandmother encourages him to go on these adventures and eagerly awaits his return. They share the message of each fable where Aesop's grandmother validates his conclusions.
These stories teach the following life lessons:
- The importance of telling the truth and the consequences of lying
- That the weak can do very important things and its always good to help others
- Love and loyalty bind a family together and a divided family is easily broken
This is Book 3 of Aesop's Childhood Adventures Series available at www.aesopsadventures.com. A common core teacher's guide is available for books 1 & 2.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A wonderful retelling of an old tale.Incitive and captivating.My children enjoyed both the story and the ensuing, rather loud, discussions afterwards.