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Works: 10,448 works in 24,029 publications in 42 languages and 235,347 library holdings
Genres: Fables  Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Picture books  Stories without words  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Folk tales  Legends 
Subject Headings: Authors, Greek 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Originator, Honoree, Contributor, Author of introduction, Dubious author, Adapter, Performer, Dedicatee, Attributed name, Editor, Lyricist, 070, Conceptor, Composer, 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 )

889 editions published between 1221 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 22,513 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 lion & the mouse by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even a small creature is capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle
The fables of Aesop by Aesop( Book )

236 editions published between 1651 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1,098 editions published between 1476 and 2019 in 24 languages and held by 3,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Aesop's fables
The Aesop for children by Aesop( Book )

78 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred twenty-six best-loved fables of Aesop
The tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fable by Janet Stevens( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
The tortoise & the hare by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 1,736 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 )

32 editions published between 1908 and 2002 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of familiar short moral tales
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 hare and the tortoise : a fable from Aesop by Helen Ward( Book )

34 editions published between 1865 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the events of the famous race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise. Includes a key to the various animals pictured in the illustrations
Select fables of Æsop and other fabulists : in three books by R. Dodsley by Aesop( )

79 editions published between 1762 and 2018 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grasshopper & the ants by Jerry Pinkney( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,371 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 rabbit and the turtle : Aesop's fables by Eric Carle( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retellings of eleven of Aesop's fables
The hare and the tortoise by Janet Stutts( Book )

36 editions published between 1871 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise
Folk-lore and fable : Æsop, Grimm, Andersen by Aesop( Book )

32 editions published between 1909 and 2006 in English and held by 1,254 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
Fables of Aesop and others by Aesop( )

149 editions published between 1722 and 2010 in English and held by 1,221 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
Doctor Coyote : a Native American Aesop's fables by John Bierhorst( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,129 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
Three Aesop fox fables by Paul Galdone( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful versions of three classic fables illustrating simple truths about life
Aesop's fables : with a life of Aesop by Aesop( )

10 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,110 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 lion and the mouse by Gail Herman( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The lion & the mouse
The lion & the mouseThe fables of AesopFablesThe Aesop for childrenThe tortoise and the hare : an Aesop fableFables from AesopLousy rotten stinkin' grapesThe hare and the tortoise : a fable from Aesop
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Aesop 0620?-0560? av. J.-C.

Aesop 500-talet f.Kr

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Aesop ancient Greek storyteller

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Ésope 0620?-0560? av.-J.-C.

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