By Helen Ward
Through the centuries many artists have risen to the challenge of interpreting their favorite tales. In this magnificent edition, award-winning illustrator Helen Ward has chosen a dozen of her favorite fables, painstakingly creating with words and breathtaking watercolors a dazzling new collection destined to become a classic.
I have read lots of Aesop's Fables, a collection of fables credited to Aesop (620-560 BC) and this over-sized hardcover copy I have of Helen Ward's is one of my favorites.
If you are familiar with this blog, you know that I adore anthropomorphic animals and Helen's illustrations are among my very favorites.
Helen chose a dozen of her favorite fables to create this breathtaking collection and the animals' in these timeless fables will delight youth as well as adults.