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Fable is a literary genre. A fable is a succinct fictional story, in prose or verse, that features animals, mythical creatures, plants, inanimate objects or forces of nature which are anthropomorphized (given human qualities such as verbal communication), and that illustrates or leads to an interpretation of a moral lesson (a “moral”), which may at the end be added explicitly in a pithy maxim. (Wikipedia.org)

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THE FIGHTING COCKS AND THE EAGLE – Aesop Fables for Kids

Once there were two Cocks living in the same farmyard who could not bear the sight of each other.
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THE NORTH WIND AND THE SUN – Aesop Fables for Kids

The North Wind and the Sun had a quarrel about which of them was the stronger. While they were disputing with much heat and bluster, a Traveler passed along the road wrapped in a cloak.
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THE HARE AND HIS EARS – Aesop Fables for Kids

The Lion had been badly hurt by the horns of a Goat, which he was eating. He was very angry to think that any animal that he chose for a meal, should be so brazen as to wear such dangerous things as horns to scratch him while he ate.
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THE FISHERMAN AND THE LITTLE FISH – Aesop Fables for Kids

A poor Fisherman, who lived on the fish he caught, had bad luck one day and caught nothing but a very small fry.
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THE LION, THE ASS, AND THE FOX – Aesop Fables for...

A Lion, an Ass, and a Fox were hunting in company, and caught a large quantity of game. The Ass was asked to divide the spoil. This he did very fairly, giving each an equal share.
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THE EAGLE AND THE JACKDAW – Aesop Fables for Kids

An Eagle, swooping down on powerful wings, seized a lamb in her talons and made off with it to her nest.

THE COCK AND THE JEWEL – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE COCK AND THE JEWEL – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Cock was busily scratching and scraping about to find something to eat for himself and his family, when he happened to turn up a precious jewel that had been lost by its owner.

THE ASS AND THE GRASSHOPPERS – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE ASS AND THE GRASSHOPPERS – Aesop Fables for Kids

One day as an Ass was walking in the pasture, he found some Grasshoppers chirping merrily in a grassy corner of the field.

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THE FOX AND THE HEDGEHOG – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Fox, swimming across a river, was barely able to reach the bank, where he lay bruised and exhausted from his struggle with the swift current.

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THE LION’S SHARE – Aesop Fables for Kids

A long time ago, the Lion, the Fox, the Jackal, and the Wolf agreed to go hunting together, sharing with each other whatever they found.
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The Hen With The Golden Eggs – Jean De La Fontaine...

To this lesson in greed,
Pray, little ones, heed:

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THE SHEPHERD BOY AND THE WOLF – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Shepherd Boy tended his master's Sheep near a dark forest not far from the village. Soon he found life in the pasture very dull.

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THE WOLF AND THE LION – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Wolf had stolen a Lamb and was carrying it off to his lair to eat it.

THE MOUSE AND THE WEASEL – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE MOUSE AND THE WEASEL – Aesop Fables for Kids

A little hungry Mouse found his way one day into a basket of corn. He had to squeeze himself a good deal to get through the narrow opening between the strips of the basket.

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THE FOX AND THE MONKEY – Aesop Fables for Kids

At a great meeting of the Animals, who had gathered to elect a new ruler, the Monkey was asked to dance.

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The Hare And The Tortoise – Jean De La Fontaine Fables

I'll run you a race if you dare.
Said the Tortoise one day to the Hare:
"I'll run you a race if you dare.
I'll bet you cannot
Arrive at that spot
As quickly as I can get there."

THE RAT AND THE ELEPHANT – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE RAT AND THE ELEPHANT – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Rat was traveling along the King's highway. He was a very proud Rat, considering his small size and the bad reputation all Rats have.

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THE MONKEY AND THE CAT – Aesop Fables for Kids

Once upon a time a Cat and a Monkey lived as pets in the same house. They were great friends and were constantly in all sorts of mischief together.

THE SERPENT AND THE EAGLE – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE SERPENT AND THE EAGLE – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Serpent had succeeded in surprising an Eagle and had wrapped himself around the Eagle's neck. The Eagle could not reach the Serpent, neither with beak nor claws.

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THE CAT AND THE OLD RAT – Aesop Fables for Kids

There was once a Cat who was so watchful, that a Mouse hardly dared show the tip of his whiskers for fear of being eaten alive.