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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 BEAR AND THE BEES – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Bear roaming the woods in search of berries happened on a fallen tree in which a swarm of Bees had stored their honey.

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The City Mouse And The Country Mouse – Jean De La...

A City Mouse, with ways polite,
A Country Mouse invited
To sup with him and spend the night.
Said Country Mouse: "De--lighted!"
In truth it proved a royal treat,
With everything that's good to eat.

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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 Monkey And The Cat – Jean De La Fontaine Fables

Jocko the Monkey, Mouser--his chum, the Cat,
Had the same master. Both were sleek and fat,
And mischievous. If anything went wrong,
The neighbors where not blamed. Be sure of that.

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THE ASS AND THE LAP DOG – Aesop Fables for Kids

There was once an Ass whose Master also owned a Lap Dog. This Dog was a favorite and received many a pat and kind word from his Master, as well as choice bits from his plate.

THE OXEN AND THE WHEELS – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE OXEN AND THE WHEELS – Aesop Fables for Kids

A pair of Oxen were drawing a heavily loaded wagon along a miry country road. They had to use all their strength to pull the wagon, but they did not complain.

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THE FROGS AND THE OX – Aesop Fables for Kids

An Ox came down to a reedy pool to drink. As he splashed heavily into the water, he crushed a young Frog into the mud.

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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 HERON – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Heron was walking sedately along the bank of a stream, his eyes on the clear water, and his long neck and pointed bill ready to snap up a likely morsel for his breakfast.

JUPITER AND THE MONKEY – Aesop Fables for Kids

JUPITER AND THE MONKEY – Aesop Fables for Kids

There was once a baby show among the Animals in the forest. Jupiter provided the prize. Of course all the proud mammas from far and near brought their babies.
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The Hen With The Golden Eggs – Jean De La Fontaine...

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

THE DOGS AND THE FOX – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE DOGS AND THE FOX – Aesop Fables for Kids

Some Dogs found the skin of a Lion and furiously began to tear it with their teeth. A Fox chanced to see them and laughed scornfully.

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THE MONKEY AND THE DOLPHIN – Aesop Fables for Kids

It happened once upon a time that a certain Greek ship bound for Athens was wrecked off the coast close to Piraeus, the port of Athens.

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THE FROGS WHO WISHED FOR A KING – Aesop Fables for...

The Frogs were tired of governing themselves.

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THE BULL AND THE GOAT – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Bull once escaped from a Lion by entering a cave which the Goatherds used to house their flocks in stormy weather and at night.

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THREE BULLOCKS AND A LION – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Lion had been watching three Bullocks feeding in an open field. He had tried to attack them several times, but they had kept together, and helped each other to drive him off.

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THE FOX AND THE CROW – Aesop Fables for Kids

One bright morning as the Fox was following his sharp nose through the wood in search of a bite to eat, he saw a Crow on the limb of a tree overhead.
HERCULES AND THE WAGONER – Aesop Fables for Kids

HERCULES AND THE WAGONER – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Farmer was driving his wagon along a miry country road after a heavy rain.

THE OLD LION – Aesop Fables for Kids

THE OLD LION – Aesop Fables for Kids

A Lion had grown very old. His teeth were worn away. His limbs could no longer bear him, and the King of Beasts was very pitiful indeed as he lay gasping on the ground, about to die.

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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.