Mice, Morals, & Monkey Business: Lively Lessons from Aesop's Fables (Hardcover)

Lively Lessons from Aesop's Fables

By Christopher Wormell (Illustrator)

Running Press Book Publishers, 9780762424047, 64pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2005

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Description

Award-winning illustrator Christopher Wormell brings his vivid artwork to the classic "Aesop's Fables," a cornerstone of children's literature, in a visual feast to delight both children and adults. Gorgeous linoleum block prints illustrate a key moment in the story, highlighting the moral printed in Wormell's hand-cut typeface on the opposite page. This simple approach encourages parent-child interaction through storytelling, while an appendix provides each tale in more detail, along with a thumbnail of the illustration. Wormell's children's books are so beautiful that they double as adult art and gift books.


About the Author

Christopher Wormell is the celebrated English wood engraver whose illustrated books are collected and loved throughout the world. His first children's book, An Alphabet of Animals, won the prestigious Graphics Prize at the Bologna International Children's Book Fair and has been reprinted in numerous editions. His other children's book titles include Mowgli's Brothers, Blue Rabbit and Friends, Blue Rabbit and the Runaway Wheel, Animal Train, Off to the Fair, and George and the Dragon. Wormell lives in London with his wife and three children.
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