Enjoy Aesop’s timeless fables, now available as an oversized padded board book!
Charles Santore’s beautiful, best-selling illustrations capture the spirit of these classic fables and make these iconic stories leap off the page. This special oversized padded board book is sturdy, with rounded corners—great for little fingers and messes! These classic tales of memorable and adorable creatures learning right from wrong have been updated to read clearer than ever and are an enjoyable way to introduce children to concepts of conscience, kindness, and empathy.
Charles Santore renowned illustrations have been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work.