Aesop’s Fables


Aesop’s Fables
a collection of short stories about animals which behave in a human way. Each story teaches a moral lesson. They are said to be by a Greek called Aesop who lived in the 6th century BC, but many of them are much older than this. Well-known stories include The Tortoise and the Hare and The Fox and the Grapes.

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