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Words to the Wise: Aesop's Fables Interactive Book

Words to the Wise: Aesop's Fables Interactive Book
The Aesop for Children interactive book is designed to be enjoyed by readers of any age. The book contains over 140 classic fables, accompanied by beautiful illustrations and interactive animations. "Aesop's Fables"—also called "the Aesopica"—are a collection of stories designed to teach moral lessons credited to Aesop, a Greek slave and story-teller thought to have lived between 620 and 560 BCE. Aesop's fables are some of the most well known in the world and have been translated in multiple languages and become popular in dozens of cultures through the course of five centuries. The fables remain a popular choice for moral education of children today. This interactive book is presented by the Library of Congress, adapted from the book "The Aesop for Children: with Pictures by Milo Winter," published by Rand, McNally & Co in 1919.

Teen Lit Publishing Experts Reveal Recipes for Bestsellers Jenny Bent, Susan Katz, Joy Peskin, Marisa Russell, Hannah Moskowitz, Betsy Bird. Photo by Galo Delgado. What are the ingredients that make up a YA bestseller? A panel of seasoned publishing professionals addressed this question and many more at the Women’s National Book Association NYC chapter’s event “The Making of a Young Adult Bestseller-From Acquisition to Reader,” November 14. Over the course of two hours a group of industry hopefuls—aspiring writers, editors, and agents—heard insider tips, advice, anecdotes, and encouragement from representatives involved in each of the major stages of children’s publishing. The panelists agreed that while there is no magic formula for acquiring and finding “the next big thing,” chart-topping hits usually have a few key elements in common. When taking on clients and new manuscripts, Bent looks for the perfect balance of great writing and a phenomenal idea. Social media is especially important for authors who self-publish.

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West African Folk-Tales by William H. Barker and Cecilia Sinclair How We Got the Name "Spider Tales" IN the olden days all the stories which men told were stories of Nyankupon, the chief of the gods. Spider, who was very conceited, wanted the stories to be told about him. Accordingly, one day he went to Nyankupon and asked that, in future, all tales told by men might be Anansi stories, instead of Nyankupon stories. Nyankupon agreed, on one condition. He took an earthen vessel and set out for a place where he knew were numbers of bees. Next day he took a long stick and set out in search of a boa-constrictor. The third day he took a needle and thread and sewed up his eye. The text came from: Barker, William H. and Cecilia Sinclair.

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