All of Aesop’s fables, beautifully illustrated by Milo Winter. Dip in and out, each one only takes a minute or two.
The Devoted Friend
A bird tells a rat a story about a kind gardener and his friend, a rich miller, who didn’t understand the meaning of friendship.
The Selfish Giant
A selfish giant owns a beautiful garden but won’t let the children play in it.
The Happy Prince
The Happy Prince, a statue, asks a swallow to take his precious stones and gold leaf to give to the poor who are suffering.
A Change of Coats
A lobster and a crab pay the price for being a little too worried about how they look.
Little Thumkin’s Good Deed
Thumbkin’s repays a kindness and it makes him feel really good.
How Johnny Cricket Saw Santa Claus
Johnny and his family move to their winter home inside a chimney. On a certain special night, someone comes down the chimney to fill stockings for the children.
Sally Migrundy lives happily in the Whispering Forest. One day, she receives an unexpected message in a bottle that comes floating down the stream and decides to send a message of her own.
The Old, Rough Stone and the Gnarled Tree
An old stone is annoyed when a tree takes root beside him.
The Fairy Ring
An old man can’t get any money for playing his violin. When finally an old woman leaves something in his tin cup, at first he is disappointed it’s not money, but it turns out to be something more special.
Dickie takes something from his little Granny that makes him able to understand crows talking. Things get exciting when he hears them talk about a box in the meadow full of nice things.