A tongue-in-cheek retelling of a favorite folktale follows the adventures of Donkey, Dog, Cat, and Rooster, four worn-out farm animals who seek their fortunes as musicians and find a comfortable robber’s den in the woods.
A soothsayer and his faithful donkey save the Israelites from destruction by King Balak on the orders of an angel.
In this version of a tale with many Asian variations, a wise king, who rules a town full of foolish people in the mountains of Tibet, puts a donkey and a rock on trial to settle the dispute between two honest men.
The fables of La Fontaine are one of the great treasures of French literature. Based on Aesop’s legendary tales, La Fontaine’s stories capture the charm, the humor, and the wisdom of the seventeenth century. This book offers prose adaptations of the fables of La Fontaine’s most beloved poems.
Seeking a new lease on life, four clever creatures make music and mischief in this elegant edition of an oft-told classic.
While on their way to Bremen, four aging animals who are no longer of any use to their masters find a new home after outwitting a gang of robbers.