The most famous fabulist after Aesop, the French poet Jean de la Fontaine published his three collections of fables in the second half of the seventeenth century, and found that not only had he an instant popular success on his hands; he happened to have written a literary masterpiece as well. Though not specifically composed for the young, these tales have a freshness and vividness which continue to appeal to children today, while the psychological astuteness of the author and the wit and elegance of his style will impress ...

Selected Fables 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

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Selected Fables 2006, Penguin Classics, London

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Selected Fables 2000, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

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Selected Fables 1997, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

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Selected Fables 1995, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

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Selected Fables 1982, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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Selected Fables 1979, Viking, London

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