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Monday Mix-ins: Aesop

February 26th, 2018

Illustration by Milo Winter
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Just for fun, this week we rounded up a few links about dear old Aesop and his witty, wise fables:​


Aesop: Biography of a Great Thinker – A short bio:


The Tortoise and the Hare – The classic 1934 Disney short:


Animated Aesop’s Fables: Fox and Crow – A rhyming version of this fable:


Aesop’s Fable: The Fox and the Duck – A cartoon version of this fable:


Golden Book Video Aesop’s Fables - The Wolf and the Lamb – Skip the first minute and a half of intro to watch this animated fable:


The Boy Who Cried Wolf – A read-aloud of the book by B.G. Hennessy, based on the Aesop fable:


Aesop and Son - A Dog and His Shadow The Winking Horse – Here’s a vintage cartoon from the Rocky & Bullwinkle show. It’s not  an actual Aesop fable, but still fun:

Find more in this series here.



The Aesop for Children – A beautiful, interactive website containing a selection of Aesop stories, with illustrations by Milo Winter. From the Library of Congress.

Aesop’s Fables Online Collection –  Here you can see the moral of each story listed next to its title.

Aesop’s Fables, Tradition and Modern – Find both a traditional and modern version of these stories on this website.

Aesop’s Fables Crafts and Coloring Pages

The Tortoise and the Hare Coloring Page

Aesop’s Fables online Jigsaw Puzzles

Aesop’s Amazing Word Search


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