Fox invites Crane to tea but gives her a flat dish so she can't eat any food. When it is Crane's turn to invite Fox, what dish does she use? In the Chinese fable 'King of the Jungle', Tiger thinks he is the king of the jungle, but can Fox fool him to save his own skin? If you know the book 'The Gruffalo' you will recognise that part of the story was based on the original traditional version of this tale.
These fables offer young readers a captivating introduction to the fable tradition. Pairing Aesop's fables with those from other cultures, this book introduces readers to world literature and enables them to pick out moral themes common to many cultures. The fables have been chosen to provide ample scope for discussing moral and ethical questions and citizenship topics. The book also includes teaching notes and can be used for a wide range of cross-curricular activities, making these a wonderful addition to any classroom.
Author: Dawn Casey