WorldCat Identities


Works: 11,175 works in 26,134 publications in 33 languages and 243,280 library holdings
Genres: Fables  Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Wordless picture books  Illustrated works  Folk tales  Short stories 
Subject Headings: Authors, Greek 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor, Originator, Creator, Honoree, Author of introduction, Dubious author, Adapter, Dedicatee, Performer, wat, Attributed name, Editor, Conceptor, Composer, Lyricist, edi
Classifications: PZ8.2, 398.2452
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Most widely held works about Aesop
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Most widely held works by Aesop
Aesop's fables by Aesop( Book )

1,197 editions published between 1221 and 2020 in 31 languages and held by 18,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of twenty traditional fables including "The Hares And The Frogs," "The Cat And The Mouse," and "The Wolf And The Heron
The lion & the mouse by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and French and held by 4,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny mouse helps a mighty lion, who had once showed him mercy, escape from a trap
The fables of Aesop by Aesop( Book )

306 editions published between 1651 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of 82 of Aesop's best known fables. Includes a brief history of the fables
The Aesop for children by Aesop( Book )

78 editions published between 1919 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred twenty-six best-loved fables of Aesop
Aesop's fables by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nearly sixty fables from Aesop, including such familiar ones as "The Grasshopper and the Ants," "The North Wind and the Sun," "Androcles and the Lion," "The Troublesome Dog," and "The Fox and the Stork."
The tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fable by Janet Stevens( Book )

29 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Aesopi phrygis fabulae : jam recenter ex collatione optimorum exemplarium emendatius excusae : unà cum nonnullis variorum autorum fabulis adject̂is et indice correctiori praefixo by Aesopus( )

104 editions published between 1649 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Æsopi Phrygis fabulæ : jam recenter ex collatione optimorum exemplarium emendatiús excusæ ... : et indice correctiori prafixe( )

55 editions published between 1662 and 1986 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tortoise & the hare by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and minimal text relate the familiar fable of the race between a slow tortoise and a quick but foolish hare
Fables from Aesop by Ennis Rees( Book )

33 editions published between 1908 and 2002 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of familiar short moral tales
Lousy rotten stinkin' grapes by Margie Palatini( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the fable of a frustrated fox that, after many tries to reach a high bunch of grapes, decides they must be sour anyway
The grasshopper & the ants by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of the classic Aesop fable, hardworking ants stock up for the winter while a fun-loving grasshopper plays all year long, until the cold weather arrives and he realizes his mistake in not planning ahead
The hare and the tortoise by Helen Ward( Book )

51 editions published between 1865 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Select fables of Esop and other fabulists : In three books. By R. Dodsley by Aesop( )

76 editions published between 1762 and 1798 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rabbit and the turtle : Aesop's fables by Eric Carle( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retellings of eleven of Aesop's fables
Fables of Aesop and others by Aesop( )

162 editions published between 1722 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wolf and the lamb -- The frog and the ox -- The ass in a lion's skin -- The lobster and his mother -- The wolves and the sick ass -- The ape and her two young ones -- The daw in borrowed plumes -- The lion and the gnat -- The fox and the crow -- The fox that was docked -- The dog and the shadow -- The fox and the grapes -- The mole and her son -- The cat's paw -- The treacherous cur -- The dog and the wolf -- The dog in the manger -- The hare and the tortoise -- The fox and the crocodile -- The ant and the grasshopper -- The wolf in sheep's clothing -- The wolf and the crane
Folk-lore and fable : Æsop, Grimm, Andersen by Aesop( Book )

31 editions published between 1909 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grimm: Frog-king, or iron Henry -- Our lady's child -- Pack of ragamuffins -- Rapunzel -- Three little men in the wood -- Three spinners -- Hansel & Gretel -- Fisherman & his wife -- Valiant little tailor -- Cinderella -- Mother Holle -- Seven ravens -- Little red-cap -- Bremen town musicians -- Girl without hands -- Clever Elsie -- Thumbling -- Thumbling as journeyman -- Six swans -- Little Briar Rose -- Fundevogel -- King Thrushbeard -- Little Snow-white -- Rumplestiltskin -- Three feathers -- Golden goose -- Allerleirauh -- Wolf & the fox -- Hans in luck -- Goose-girl -- Peasant's wise daughter -- Soirit in the bottle -- Bearskin -- Willow-wren & the bear --Wise folks -- Shroud -- Two king's children -- Seven Swabians -- One-eye, two-eyes and three-eyes -- Snow-white and Rose-red. -- Andersen: Ugly duckling -- Swineherd -- Emperor's new clothes -- Little sea-maid -- Elfen mound -- Wild swans -- Garden of paradise -- Constant tin soldier -- Daisy -- Nightingale -- Storks -- Darning-needle -- Shadow -- Red shoes -- Little Ida's flowers -- Amgel -- Flying trunk -- Tinder-box -- Buckwheat -- Bell
Aesop's fables : with a life of Aesop by Aesopus( )

12 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1489 Johan Hurus printed the first collection of fables in Spain, Lavida del Ysopetconsusfabulas hystoriadas. Illustrated with nearly 200 woodcuts, this work quickly became the most-read book in Spain, beloved of both children and adults. Reprinted many times in the next three centuries and carried to the New World, it brought to Spanish letters a cornucopia of Aesopic fables, oriental apologues, and folktales that were borrowed by such writers as Cervantes, Lope de Vega, and especially the fabulists Iriarte and Samaniego. John Keller and Clark Keating now present the first English transla
The hare and the tortoise : a fable from Aesop by Helen Ward( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise. Includes facts about the various animals pictured in the illustrations. Suggested level: junior, primary
Doctor Coyote : a Native American Aesop's fables by John Bierhorst( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coyote is featured in each of these Aztec interpretations of Aesop's fables. The illustrations are set in the twentieth century
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The lion & the mouse
The lion & the mouseThe fables of AesopThe Aesop for childrenAesop's fablesThe tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fableFables from AesopLousy rotten stinkin' grapesThe hare and the tortoise
Alternative Names

Aesop 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Aesop 500-talet f.Kr

Aesop, 6. gs. p.m.ē.

Aesop 6e E. v.Chr

Aesop, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Aesop ancient Greek storyteller

Æsop ca. v6. Jh.

Aesop činný 6. století př. Kr

Æsop gresk fabelforfatter

Aesóp scéalaí sa tSean-Ghréig


Aesophus, 480? f.Kr.

Aesopi fabulae

Æsopos, 480? f.Kr.

Æsops fabler


Æsopus 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Æsopus 500-talet f.Kr

Aesopus ca. v6. Jh

Aesopus ca. v6. Jh Phrygis

Aesopus ca. v6. Jh Phryx

Aesopus ca. v6. Jh Scriptor Fabularum

Aesopus činný 6. století př. Kr

Aesopus, der Phrygier

Aesopus der Phrygier ca. v6. Jh.

Aesopus Fabularum Scripto

Aesopus, Phrygis

Aesopus Phrygis ca. v6. Jh.

Aesopus Phrygius

Aesopus Phrygius 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Aesopus, Phryx

Aesopus Phryx ca. v6. Jh.

Aesopus Scr. Fab.

Aesopus, Scriptor Fabularum

Aesopus Scriptor Fabularum ca. v6. Jh.




Aisop ca. v6. Jh.


Aisópas ca. v6. Jh.


Aisopeios ca. v6. Jh.


Aí̄sōpos 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Aisopos, 480? f.Kr.

Aisōpos 6e E. v.Chr

Aisōpos, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Aisōpos ca. v6. Jh

Aisópos činný 6. století př. Kr

Aisopos grekisk fabeldiktare

Aisopos schrijver (-619--563)


Aisoposu 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.


Aisōpus ca. v6. Jh


Aisūbūs ca. v6. Jh

Aiszóposz ókori görög meseköltő


Aizopa ca. v6. Jh.


Äsop 500-talet f.Kr

Äsop, 6. gs. p.m.ē.

Äsop 6e E. v.Chr

Äsop, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Äsop ca. v6. Jh

Äsop griechischer Dichter von Fabeln und Gleichnissen


Aysūb 6e E. v.Chr

Aysūb, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Dbyi-suvo ca. v6. Jh.


Ésop 500-talet f.Kr

Esop ca. v6. Jh.

Esop chwedleuwr yn yr Hen Roeg


Ésope 0620?-0560? av.-J.-C.

Ésope 500-talet f.Kr

Esope 6e E. v.Chr

Esope, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Ésope ca. v6. Jh

Esope ca. v6. Jh Phrygien

Ésope de Phrygie

Ésope de Phrygie 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Esope (Fable writer)

Esope (Fable wroter)

Ésope fabuliste grec de l'Antiquité

Ésope Phrygien

Ésope Phrygien 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Esope Phrygien ca. v6. Jh.


Esopet 6e E. v.Chr

Esopet, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Ésopet ca. v6. Jh.


Esopo 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Esopo 6e E. v.Chr

Esopo, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Esopo ca. v6. Jh.

Esopo činný 6. století př. Kr

Esopo escritor da Grécia Antiga a quem são atribuídas várias fábulas populares

Esopo escritor de fábulas grego

Esopo fabulista de la Antigua Grecia

Esopo fabulista grego antigo

Esopo, Frigio

Esopo Frigio ca. v6. Jh.

Esopo scrittore e favolista greco antico


Ėsopon ca. v6. Jh.

Esops fabler

Esops fables



Esopus 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Esopus 500-talet f.Kr

Esopus 6e E. v.Chr

Esopus, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Esopus ca. v6. Jh.

Esopus Phrygius

Essópov 6e E. v.Chr

Essópov, 6e eeuw v.Chr.


Ezop 6e E. v.Chr

Ezop, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Ezop ca. v6. Jh.

Ezop, Frygiyczyk

Ezop Frygiyczyk ca. v6. Jh.

Ezop grecki bajkopisarz

Ezop starořecký autor

Ezop z Frygii.


Ezopa ca. v6. Jh.


Ezopas ca. v6. Jh.



Ezopit 6e E. v.Chr

Ezopit, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Ezopo helena fablisto




Ezopus ca. v6. Jh.



Faules di Isop


I-so ca. v6. Jh.

I sob ca. v6. Jh.



Isoho 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.


Isop 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Isop ca. v6. Jh.

Isop fabulista de la Antiga Grecia

Isop S.VI a.C.


Isopo ca. v6. Jh.

Isopo činný 6. století př. Kr


Isopp 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.


Isoppu 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Isoppu 6e E. v.Chr

Isoppu, 6e eeuw v.Chr.


Xe-sob ca. v6. Jh.

Yishi 6e E. v.Chr

Yishi, 6e eeuw v.Chr.


Yisuo 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Yisuo 6e E. v.Chr

Yisuo, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Yisuo ca. v6. Jh.

Yisuopu 6e E. v.Chr

Yisuopu, 6e eeuw v.Chr.


Ysopet ca. v6. Jh.


Ysopo ca. v6. Jh.


Yzopet 6e E. v.Chr

Yzopet, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

Yzopet ca. v6. Jh.



Αἲσωπος 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.



Эзоп, 6. gs. p.m.ē.

Эзоп древнегреческий баснописец






























アイソポス 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

アイソーポス 古代ギリシャの文筆家


イソップ 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

イソップ 6e E. v.Chr

イソップ, 6e eeuw v.Chr.




伊娑菩 6e E. v.Chr

伊娑菩, 6e eeuw v.Chr.


伊曽保 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.


伊索 6e E. v.Chr

伊索, 6e eeuw v.Chr.

伊索 相传为《伊索寓言》的作者

意拾 6e E. v.Chr

意拾, 6e eeuw v.Chr.