Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, an don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs!
These simple allegories - abounding in paradoxes, ambiguities and ironies - embody great truths. Attributed to a legendary storyteller of ancient Greece, they speak to readers and listeners of all ages and cultures.
This enchanting edition of Aesop's morality tales features illustrations by one of our favorites, Arthur Rackham. His 13 full-color and 53 black-and-white images lend a perfect blend of humor and romanticism to the timeless fables.
An illuminating Introduction by G. K. Chesterton complements V. S. Vernon Jones' sprightly, concise and idiomatic translation.
This is a paperback unabridged republication of the edition published originally by William Heinemann, London, and Doubleday, Page & Co., New York in 1917.
This book is created as planet-friendly publishing: printed on recycled paper (text 10% and the cover 10%). This publication saved 15 trees; eliminated 1,437 pounds of air emissions; 6,925 gallons of water; and 421 pounds of solid waste eliminated.
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