Aesop's Fables: Books about Reading, Writing, and Thinking

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Aesop's Fables are timeless classics, and Royal Fireworks Press is pleased to offer them in a format that makes them easily accessible to young children. The fables—forty-four in all—are divided among four volumes, and each one includes not just the fables themselves but also important vocabulary and additional pages of activities for children to complete.

The activities, designed by Dr. Kathryn T. Hegeman, are varied and engaging, and they provide children with opportunities to think about the stories in different ways. They emphasize reading, writing, and thinking, as well as life skills, values, decision making, visual interpretation, and creative expression. Children draw pictures, color images, write sentences to answer questions, and complete fun activities, such as writing how many words they can make from another word, or filling in blanks to complete a story, or listing synonyms or antonyms, and more. The variety in the activities provides something for every child.

The reading level of the stories increases from 2.1 in Volume I to 4.3 in Volume IV. The laminated books measure 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches.

We also offer these books in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with reading disorders to read. Click here to view those books.

Read Cathy Duffy's review, in which she says: "These four delightful workbooks offer an approach to language arts for children that is more child-friendly than most workbooks."

Aesop's Fables are timeless classics, and Royal Fireworks Press is pleased to offer them in a format that makes them easily accessible to young children. The fables—forty-four in all—are divided among four volumes, and each one includes not just the fables themselves but also important vocabulary and additional pages of activities for children to complete. 

The activities, designed by Dr. Kathryn T. Hegeman, are varied and engaging, and they provide children with opportunities to think about the stories in different ways. They emphasize reading, writing, and thinking, as well as life skills, values, decision making, visual interpretation, and creative expression. Children draw pictures, color images, write sentences to answer questions, and complete fun activities, such as writing how many words they can make from another word, or filling in blanks to complete a story, or listing synonyms or antonyms, and more. The variety in the activities provides something for every child.

The reading level of the stories increases from 2.1 in Volume I to 4.3 in Volume IV. The laminated books measure 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches.

We also offer these books in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with reading disorders to read. Click here to view those books.

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Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. I

Author: Hegeman, Dr. Kathryn T.

Subjects: Language Arts; Aesop's Fables; Early Learning

Age: 5, 6, 7, 8

Grade: K, 1, 2, 3

ISBN: 978-0-89824-051-1

Order code: 0514

Price: $15.00
Website price: $10.00

Class sets: 10 or more: $8.00 each.
Order code: 0514S

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. I Cover

Volume I of the Aesop's Fables series contains an introduction, followed by 11 fables with associated exercises for young children. The fables are as follows:

- The Goose with the Golden Eggs
- The Two Frogs
- The Bald Man and the Fly
- The Boy and the Filberts
- The Old Man and His Sons
- The Dog and the Reflection
- The Boy Who Went Swimming
- The Frog and the Ox
- The Travelers and the Bear
- The Lion, the Fox, and the Beasts
- The Miser and His Gold

Each story is accompanied by a list of vocabulary words to know, as well as a picture to color and a variety of activities to complete, including exercises that teach basic information on parts of speech, sentences, paragraphs, capitalization, alphabetizing, labels, synonyms, antonyms, writing stories, signs and safety rules, prediction, visualization, friendship, and concern for others. A page at the end of the book delves into the significance of polite and correct listening and talking. This activity book will keep children engaged as it teaches them simple lessons about more than just academics!

This book also comes in a version that is printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with visual processing problems to read. Click here for that version.

Volume I of the Aesop's Fables series contains an introduction, followed by 11 fables with associated exercises for young children. The fables are as follows:

- The Goose with the Golden Eggs
- The Two Frogs
- The Bald Man and the Fly
- The Boy and the Filberts
- The Old Man and His Sons
- The Dog and the Reflection
- The Boy Who Went Swimming
- The Frog and the Ox
- The Travelers and the Bear
- The Lion, the Fox, and the Beasts
- The Miser and His Gold

Each story is accompanied by a list of vocabulary words to know, as well as a picture to color and a variety of activities to complete, including exercises that teach basic information on parts of speech, sentences, paragraphs, capitalization, alphabetizing, labels, synonyms, antonyms, writing stories, signs and safety rules, prediction, visualization, friendship, and concern for others. A page at the end of the book delves into the significance of polite and correct listening and talking. This activity book will keep children engaged as it teaches them simple lessons about more than just academics!

This book also comes in a version that is printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with visual processing problems to read. Click here for that version.

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. I Cover

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Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. II

Author: Hegeman, Dr. Kathryn T.

Subjects: Language Arts; Aesop's Fables; Early Learning

Age: 5, 6, 7, 8

Grade: K, 1, 2, 3

ISBN: 978-0-89824-052-8

Order code: 0522

Price: $15.00
Website price: $10.00

Class sets: 10 or more: $8.00 each.
Order code: 0522S

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. II Cover

Volume II of the Aesop's Fables series contains 11 fables with associated exercises for young children. The fables are as follows:

- The Ass in the Lion’s Skin
- The Fox and the Lion
- The Gardener and His Dog
- The Ant and the Dove
- The Wolf and the Goat
- The Fox and the Grapes
- The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
- The Fox and the Cat
- The Man and the Wood
- The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf
- The Frogs that Desired a King

Each story is accompanied by a list of vocabulary words to know, as well as a picture to color and a variety of activities to complete, including exercises that teach basic information on sentence structure; prepositions; punctuation; alphabetizing; describing; writing a letter, play, fable, and story; story visualization; questioning; sequencing; categorizing; making a list; problem solving; evaluating; and days of the week. A page at the end of the book delves into the significance of polite and correct listening and talking. This activity book will keep children engaged as it teaches them simple lessons about more than just academics!

This book also comes in a version that is printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with visual processing problems to read. Click here for that version.

Volume II of the Aesop's Fables series contains 11 fables with associated exercises for young children. The fables are as follows:

- The Ass in the Lion’s Skin
- The Fox and the Lion
- The Gardener and His Dog
- The Ant and the Dove
- The Wolf and the Goat
- The Fox and the Grapes
- The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
- The Fox and the Cat
- The Man and the Wood
- The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf
- The Frogs that Desired a King

Each story is accompanied by a list of vocabulary words to know, as well as a picture to color and a variety of activities to complete, including exercises that teach basic information on sentence structure; prepositions; punctuation; alphabetizing; describing; writing a letter, play, fable, and story; story visualization; questioning; sequencing; categorizing; making a list; problem solving; evaluating; and days of the week. A page at the end of the book delves into the significance of polite and correct listening and talking. This activity book will keep children engaged as it teaches them simple lessons about more than just academics!

This book also comes in a version that is printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with visual processing problems to read. Click here for that version.

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. II Cover

Aesop's Fables, Vol. II, sample pages:

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. III

Author: Hegeman, Dr. Kathryn T.

Subjects: Language Arts; Aesop's Fables; Early Learning

Age: 5, 6, 7, 8

Grade: K, 1, 2, 3

ISBN: 978-0-89824-053-5

Order code: 0530

Price: $15.00
Website price: $10.00

Class sets: 10 or more: $8.00 each.
Order code: 0530S

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. III Cover

Volume III of the Aesop's Fables series contains 11 fables with associated exercises for young children. The fables are as follows:

- Hercules and the Wagoner
- The Tortoise and the Hare
- The Mice in Council
- The Woodsman and the Serpent
- The Lion and the Mouse
- The Peacock and Juno
- The Crow and the Pitcher
- The Fox, the Rooster, and the Dog
- The Fox and the Crow
- The Tree and the Reed
- Androcles and the Lion

Each story is accompanied by a list of vocabulary words to know, as well as a picture to color and a variety of activities to complete, including exercises that teach basic information on compound words, apostrophes, articles, sentence writing, initials, describing, story writing and rewriting, poems, announcement writing, questioning, choosing, imagining, creating a recipe, directions, seasons of the year, and making a puppet show. A page at the end of the book delves into the significance of polite and correct listening and talking. This activity book will keep children engaged as it teaches them simple lessons about more than just academics!

This book also comes in a version that is printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with visual processing problems to read. Click here for that version.

Volume III of the Aesop's Fables series contains 11 fables with associated exercises for young children. The fables are as follows:

- Hercules and the Wagoner
- The Tortoise and the Hare
- The Mice in Council
- The Woodsman and the Serpent
- The Lion and the Mouse
- The Peacock and Juno
- The Crow and the Pitcher
- The Fox, the Rooster, and the Dog
- The Fox and the Crow
- The Tree and the Reed
- Androcles and the Lion

Each story is accompanied by a list of vocabulary words to know, as well as a picture to color and a variety of activities to complete, including exercises that teach basic information on compound words, apostrophes, articles, sentence writing, initials, describing, story writing and rewriting, poems, announcement writing, questioning, choosing, imagining, creating a recipe, directions, seasons of the year, and making a puppet show. A page at the end of the book delves into the significance of polite and correct listening and talking. This activity book will keep children engaged as it teaches them simple lessons about more than just academics!

This book also comes in a version that is printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with visual processing problems to read. Click here for that version.

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. III Cover

Aesop's Fables, Vol. III, sample pages:

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. IV

Author: Hegeman, Dr. Kathryn T.

Subjects: Language Arts; Aesop's Fables; Early Learning

Age: 5, 6, 7, 8

Grade: K, 1, 2, 3

ISBN: 978-0-89824-054-2

Order code: 0549

Price: $15.00
Website price: $10.00

Class sets: 10 or more: $8.00 each.
Order code: 0549S

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. IV Cover

Volume IV of the Aesop's Fables series contains 11 fables with associated exercises for young children. The fables are as follows:

- The Crab and His Mother
- The Rooster and the Pearl
- Mercury and the Woodsman
- Mercury and the Sculptor
- The Lioness
- Jupiter, Neptune, Minerva, and Momus
- The Ant and the Grasshopper
- The Farmer and the Nightingale
- The Milkmaid and Her Pail
- The Hares and the Frogs
- The Porcupine and the Snakes

Each story is accompanied by a list of vocabulary words to know, as well as a picture to color and a variety of activities to complete, including exercises that teach basic information on parts of speech, commas, contractions, alphabetizing, homonyms, spelling, characterization, writing an advertisement and an invitation, making a list, designing, evaluating, problem solving, imagining, directions, calendars, sounds and sensory perception, and wishes. Pages at the end of the book contain cumulative activities and delve into the significance of polite and correct listening and talking. This activity book will keep children engaged as it teaches them simple lessons about more than just academics!

This book also comes in a version that is printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with visual processing problems to read. Click here for that version.

Volume IV of the Aesop's Fables series contains 11 fables with associated exercises for young children. The fables are as follows:

- The Crab and His Mother
- The Rooster and the Pearl
- Mercury and the Woodsman
- Mercury and the Sculptor
- The Lioness
- Jupiter, Neptune, Minerva, and Momus
- The Ant and the Grasshopper
- The Farmer and the Nightingale
- The Milkmaid and Her Pail
- The Hares and the Frogs
- The Porcupine and the Snakes

Each story is accompanied by a list of vocabulary words to know, as well as a picture to color and a variety of activities to complete, including exercises that teach basic information on parts of speech, commas, contractions, alphabetizing, homonyms, spelling, characterization, writing an advertisement and an invitation, making a list, designing, evaluating, problem solving, imagining, directions, calendars, sounds and sensory perception, and wishes. Pages at the end of the book contain cumulative activities and delve into the significance of polite and correct listening and talking. This activity book will keep children engaged as it teaches them simple lessons about more than just academics!

This book also comes in a version that is printed in a special dyslexia-friendly font that may make it easier for some children with visual processing problems to read. Click here for that version.

Aesop's Fables: My Book about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, Vol. IV Cover

Aesop's Fables, Vol. IV, sample pages:

Aesop's Fables: Set of Four Volumes

Author: Hegeman, Dr. Kathryn T.

Subjects: Language Arts; Aesop's Fables; Early Learning

Age: 5, 6, 7, 8

Grade: K, 1, 2, 3

Order code: 050S

Price: $60.00
Website price: $32.00

Aesop's Fables: Set of Four Volumes Cover

This is a set of all four volumes of Aesop's Fables: Books about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, offered at a reduced price.

This is a set of all four volumes of Aesop's Fables: Books about Reading, Writing, and Thinking, offered at a reduced price.

Aesop's Fables: Set of Four Volumes Cover

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