Five favorite fables, retold by veteran storyteller Rand Whipple. These versions of Aesop's stories have a modern twist and a unique sense of humor. Includes The Milkmaid and her Pail, The Wind and the Sun, The Crab and its Mother, The Monkey and its Shadow and The Fox and the Crow. More
Aesop's wonderful fables have been told and retold for over two thousand years.These five fables, retold by popular children's storyteller Rand Whipple, were shaped through hundreds of performances for young audiences. The stories have a unique sense of humor and read as if spoken. Whether it's a milkmaid how can't remember the word for 'milk' or a monkey who is 'awfully friendly (but not too bright)' the characters and narrative are modern and wonderfully accessible to young readers.