Listen to the story in Scottish Gaelic with your PENpal.
In Aesop's 'The Fox and the Crane' the fox deliberately serves the crane's dinner on a plate that she cannot eat from. But how will the fox feel when the tables are turned?
Brain triumphs over brawn in the traditional Chinese fable 'King of the Forest' where a clever fox outsmarts a ferocious tiger. If you know the book 'The Gruffalo' you will recognise that part of the story was based on the original traditional version of this tale.
Mantra Lingua's Fables Series of dual language books offers young readers a captivating introduction to the fable tradition. Pairing Aesop's fables with those from other cultures, this series introduces readers to world literature and enables them to pick out moral themes common to many cultures. The fables have been chosen to provide ample scope for discussing moral and ethical questions and Citizenship topics. These titles also include teaching notes and can be used for a wide range of cross-curricular activities, making these collections a wonderful addition to any classroom.