Fables Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables

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A Bundle of Sticks

The Bundle of Sticks

Add New Post Save draft Preview (opens in a new tab) Publish Add title The Bundle of Sticks A certain Father had a family of Sons, who were forever quarreling among themselves. No words he could say did the least good, so he cast about in his mind for some very striking example that should make them see that discord would lead them to misfortune.
The Crow and the Pitcher

The Crow and the Pitcher

A thirsty crow is faced with a dilemma when she finds a pitcher that has a little bit of water at the bottom.
Hercules and the Wagoner

Hercules and the Wagoner

A farmer gets stuck in the mud and calls on Hercules to help him out of his predicament.
The boy who cried wolf

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

A bored shepherd boy enjoys tricking his village by inventing emergencies that aren't real.
The Fox and the Crow

The Fox and the Crow

A Fox uses flattery to get what he wants.
The Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare

A Hare challenges the Tortoise to a race, sure that his speed and agility will make him a winner.
The Man and the Satyr

The Man and the Satyr

A Satyr learns how hard it is to live with a roommate.

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Editor of WorldFolklore.net and AmericanFolklore.net, S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.
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