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Androcles and the Lion

Aesop’s fable of the runaway slave and the lion with a thorn in its paw. A story of gratitude.

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Four Aesop Fables

Aesop’s fables are loved pretty much everywhere. In these four adaptations by Storynory a rat, grasshopper, a fox and a mouse tell their tales in their own words.

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Video: The Rat and The Elephant

Aesop’s fable set in India and told by a rat who thinks he is ‘rather cute”. He is envious of all the fuss made about an elephant. Video by Be My Friend Animation with audio by Storynory

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The Hare and the Tortoise

The hare from the famous tale by Aesop tells his version of the race with the tortoise – just in case you thought that he really was slower than his rival. The real winner is the cunning fox.

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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Aesop’s tale that shows that although it’s tempting to envy another person’s life, their life is rarely as great as it seems from a distance.

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Aesop’s famous warning about a prank that went too far

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The Lioness and Small Respect

Two Aesop fables in one about a lioness – first her encounter with a mosquito, and then with a mouse. Plenty of wisdom to be had from these tales all round.

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Three Bright Aesop Tales

The Sun looks down on the earth and sees all the human folly. He tells three tales or “fables”: The Milkmaid, Juno and the Peacock, and The Sun and the North Wind.

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The Two Frogs and the Well

Two frogs and the well

A tale by Aesop with a story, a poem, and a song. The moral is “Look before you leap!”

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