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Works: 8,561 works in 20,918 publications in 32 languages and 216,688 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Fables  Legends  Illustrated works  Stories in rhyme  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Software 
Subject Headings: Authors, Greek 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Originator, Honoree, Contributor, Attributed name, Editor, Adapter, Dubious author, Performer, Dedicatee, Collector, Lyricist, Translator, Engraver
Classifications: PZ8.2.A254, 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 )

1,344 editions published between 1221 and 2015 in 28 languages and held by 16,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juvenile fiction
Fables of Æsop by Aesop( Book )

709 editions published between 1673 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 7,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of eighty-two of Aesop's best known fables. Includes a brief history of the fables
Animal fables from Aesop by Barbara McClintock( Book )

39 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of familiar short moral tales
The tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fable by Janet Stevens( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 2,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the perservering tortoise
Aesop's fables by Aesop( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,052 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."
Aesop's fables by Fiona Waters( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,700 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
Folk-lore and fable : Æsop, Grimm, Andersen by Charles William Eliot( Book )

47 editions published between 1909 and 2006 in English and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 82 of Aesop's fables retold by Joseph Jacobs, 42 selections from Household tales by the Brothers Grimm, and 20 Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
The tortoise & the hare by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,617 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, set in America's desert Southwest
The boy who cried wolf : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Eric Blair( Book )

52 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the fable in which a young boy's false cries for help cause him problems when he is really in need of assistance
Lousy rotten stinkin' grapes by Margie Palatini( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,469 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 rabbit and the turtle : Aesop's fables by Eric Carle( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retellings of eleven of Aesop's fables
Doctor Coyote : a Native American Aesop's fables by John Bierhorst( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,218 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
The lion and the mouse : a retelling of Aesop's fable by Mark White( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny mouse helps a mighty lion, who once showed him mercy, escape from a trap
Select fables of Esop and other fabulists by Aesop( Book )

219 editions published between 1761 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables, of Æsop and other eminent mythologists with morals and reflexions by Aesop( Book )

103 editions published between 1669 and 2005 in English and French and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Æsop's fables with his life in English, French and Latin by Aesop( Book )

35 editions published between 1666 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesopi phrygis fabulae jam recenter ex collatione optimorum exemplarium emendatius excusae : unà cum nonnullis variorum autorum fabulis adject̂is et indice correctiori praefixo by Aesop( Book )

37 editions published between 1633 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables of Æsop and others: translated into English. With instructive applications; and a print before each fable. By Samuel Croxall, D.D by Aesop( Book )

75 editions published between 1752 and 2005 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesop's fables by Alice Shirley( Book )

5 editions published between 1884 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A striking new look at Aesop's classic animal fables, reinterpreted and illustrated by Alice Shirley. This lavish edition contains over 100 fables including the well-known classics such as T̀he Hare and the Tortoise' and T̀he Fox and the Sour Grapes'
Aesop's fables by Ann McGovern( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty-seven familiar and not so familiar fables from Aesop, including the tortoise and the hare, the frogs who wanted a king, the lion who fell in love, and the donkey who danced on the roof
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Audience level: 0.30 (from 0.01 for Luther's A ... to 0.78 for Meister Es ...)

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Aesop's fables
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