The collection includes 20 of Aisopo’s most famous animal-fauna with appealing illustrations
by Greek artist Anna Medrinou, who works in a simple but full-featured collage.
In his expressive fables, Aesop gives us simple roules of living. They are fascinating and they
With his selection of Aesop’s fables, he wants to give to the readers of our time and all ages,
a proof of the old story-teller’s living and wisdom.
Most of the characters in his stories are animals, some of which take on human characteristic
and are personified in ways of speech and emotions.
However, the majority of his characters retain their animalistic qualities; tortoises are slow,
hares are quick, tigers eat bird, etc.
Aesop uses these qualities and natural tendencies of animals to focus on human traits and wisdom.
Each fable has an accompanying moral to be learned from the tale.