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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 WOLF AND THE KID – Aesop Fables for Kids

There was once a little Kid whose growing horns made him think he was a grown-up Billy Goat and able to take care of himself.

THE ASS CARRYING THE IMAGE – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE ASS CARRYING THE IMAGE – Aesop Fables for Kids

A sacred Image was being carried to the temple. It was mounted on an Ass adorned with garlands and gorgeous trappings, and a grand procession of priests and pages followed it through the streets.

THE ASS, THE FOX, AND THE LION – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE ASS, THE FOX, AND THE LION – Aesop Fables for...

An Ass and a Fox had become close comrades, and were constantly in each other's company.

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The Raven Who Would Rival The Eagle – Jean De La...

An Eagle swooped from out the sky,
And carried off a sheep.
A Raven seeing him, said: "I
Could do that too if I should try.
His meal comes mighty cheap."

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The Fox And The Stork – Jean De La Fontaine Fables

Old Father Fox, who was known to be mean, Invited Dame Stork in to dinner. There was nothing but soup that could scarcely be seen:-- Soup never was served any thinner. And the worst of it was, as I'm bound to relate, Father Fox dished it up on a flat china plate.
THE TRAVELERS AND THE SEA – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE TRAVELERS AND THE SEA – Aesop Fables for Kids

Two Travelers were walking along the seashore. Far out they saw something riding on the waves.
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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.

THE QUACK TOAD – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE QUACK TOAD – Aesop Fables for Kids

An old Toad once informed all his neighbors that he was a learned doctor. In fact he could cure anything.

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The Ass In The Lion’s Skin – Jean De La Fontaine...

An Ass in The Lion's skin arrayed
Made everybody fear.

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THE OAK AND THE REEDS – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Giant Oak stood near a brook in which grew some slender Reeds. When the wind blew, the great Oak stood proudly upright with its hundred arms uplifted to the sky.

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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.

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THE ASS AND HIS DRIVER – Aesop Fables for Kids

An Ass was being driven along a road leading down the mountain side, when he suddenly took it into his silly head to choose his own path.

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The Dog And His Image. – Jean De La Fontaine Fables

There he saw another one.
A foolish Dog, who carried in his jaw

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THE DOG AND HIS REFLECTION – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Dog, to whom the butcher had thrown a bone, was hurrying home with his prize as fast as he could go.

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The Heron Who Was Hard To Please – Jean De La...

I'm known as a Heron as such, I live high.
A long-legged Heron, with long neck and beak,
Set out for a stroll by the bank of a creek.

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THE STAG, THE SHEEP, AND THE WOLF – Aesop Fables for...

One day a Stag came to a Sheep and asked her to lend him a measure of wheat.

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THE PEACOCK AND THE CRANE – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Peacock, puffed up with vanity, met a Crane one day, and to impress him spread his gorgeous tail in the Sun.

THE WOLF AND THE SHEEP – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE WOLF AND THE SHEEP – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Wolf had been hurt in a fight with a Bear. He was unable to move and could not satisfy his hunger and thirst. A Sheep passed by near his hiding place, and the Wolf called to him.

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THE DOGS AND THE HIDES – Aesop Fables for Kids

Some hungry Dogs saw a number of hides at the bottom of a stream where the Tanner had put them to soak.

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THE TWO GOATS – Aesop Fables for Kids

Two Goats, frisking gayly on the rocky steeps of a mountain valley, chanced to meet, one on each side of a deep chasm through which poured a mighty mountain torrent.