||The Ant and the Grasshopper and Other Stories
||Retold by David
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||Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
A grasshopper spends the summer singing.
A dog and a cock go on holiday. The North Wind shows
everyone that it is rough and strong. A dove makes friends
with a jackdaw. A boy looks after sheep. Deer go to
live with horses. A wolf tries to change his job. A
hare runs a race with a tortoise.
The stories in this book are more than a thousand years
old. Some are serious. Most are funny. All make you
This book includes The Ant and the Grasshopper,
The Dog, the Cock and the Fox, The
Wind and the Sun, The Jackdaw and the Doves,
The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Horses and
the Deer, The Ass and the Wolf and The
Hare and the Tortoise.
Aesop lived in the sixth century BC.
He was very clever. He told stories to teach others.
Later, the stories he told were written down. They have
been read and enjoyed by people all over the world.
If you enjoyed this book, you may also
The Brave Little Tailor and
Other Stories by the Brothers Grimm, Starter
The Emperor's New Clothes
and Other Stories by Hans Christian Andersen,
Folk Tales from Around the
The Monkey King,
Just So Stories, Level