(Hardback) - 2010
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Sixty of the most famous of Aesop's Fables have been updated and rewritten by the talented anthologist Fiona Waters, and brought to life by Fulvio Testa's detailed illustrations. The collection includes classics such as The Fox and the Crow, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, The Ant and the Cicada, The Hare and the Tortoise and The Fox and the Stork.
Fiona Waters was born in Edinburgh, and is famous in the children's book world for her passion, enthusiasm and expansive knowledge. She is the Editorial Director of Troubadour, The Travelling Book Company, the largest Independent Book Fair Company in the UK and has written over eighty children's books. She won the CLPE Poetry Prize in 2007. She lives in Dorset and has several cats.
Fulvio Testa is one of Italy's most distinguished artists and illustrators and has had many exhibitions in the United States and Europe. In addition to his own prize-winning titles, he has illustrated books by authors such as Anthony Burgess and Gianni Rodari.