• The Fox and the Grapes - English/German (4-7 years)

Bilingual text in English and German 

This is a retelling of Aesop's fable, 'The Fox and the Grapes' which gives us the saying 'That's just sour grapes!'

With a short, repetitive text and bold, humorous illustrations, this is a great way to start learning about Aesop's fables.

Dylan Gibson's vivid illustrations are full of wonderful things to look at. As the Fox tries again and again to reach the grapes, all around other animals are busy doing their own thing. The hedgehogs will have readers laughing out loud as they get ever closer, watching the Fox. The smallest hedgehog’s attempt to help the Fox provides great new possibilities for discussion on top of the question of how we should deal with not getting what we want.


 Retold by Pauline Mackay

 Illustrated by Dylan Gibson

 Translated by Ulrike Seeberger

 Paperback: 24 pages

 Size: 210 x 210mm


 ISBN: 9781910280034


This book is available in English and 10 bilingual editions.



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The Fox and the Grapes - English/German (4-7 years)


Tags: Aesop Fable, fable, moral tale, English language, German