Synopses & Reviews
This collection of stories attributed to a Greek slave named Aesop contains 67 tales. Each one illustrates the failings and virtues of human nature in a simple, humorous way and ends with a proverb that teaches a moral.
About the Author
Ann McGovern has been writing children's books for over 35 years. She has published over 45 titles including STONE SOUP, several books in the IF YOU LIVED.... series, and SCRAM, KID! (Viking, 1974), which won the Horn Book Award. McGovern spent part of her career at Scholastic, where she created the See-Saw Book Club. McGovern lives in New York City.