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The Animals Could Talk: Aesop's Fables

by Heather Forest

Ancient Aesop's fables retold in a unique troubadour style with rhyming verse, catchy music, instrumentation, and the sung and spoken word. The physical CD comes with a word accurate Read-Along Booklet that supports children's listening and reading skills
Genre: Kids/Family: Children's Storytelling
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Sour Grapes
1:51 $0.99
2. The Oak and the Bramble
2:29 $0.99
3. Donkey in a Lion's Skin
1:41 $0.99
4. Zig-Zag Walk
2:22 $0.99
5. Two Pots
1:49 $0.99
6. The Pitcher and the Crow
2:07 $0.99
7. Two Men and a Bear
1:47 $0.99
8. A Dog and His Bone
2:15 $0.99
9. A Bundle of Sticks
1:59 $0.99
10. A Father, a Son, and a Donkey
3:12 $0.99
11. Look Before You Leap
1:57 $0.99
12. The Wolf and the Goat
1:55 $0.99
13. The Ox and the Frog
2:29 $0.99
14. Fox in the Well
1:48 $0.99
15. Running for His Life
2:41 $0.99
16. Visiting the Lion's Cave
1:30 $0.99
17. Keeping the Gold
2:53 $0.99
18. The Dog and the Wolf
2:53 $0.99
19. Beautiful as You Are
3:08 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

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Album Notes
This recording won a Parents' Choice Award.

About Aesop's Fables:
Aesop was a storyteller and slave who lived 2,500 years ago in ancient Greece. Because of his humble position in society, Aesop could not speak his thoughts openly. So he told fables, metaphorical stories in which animals speak and act like people. Aesop could not speak out, but in his fables, the animals could talk and poignantly comment on human society. To this day, Aesop's fables are retold by storytellers the world over. This lively collection of nineteen miniature, metaphorical tales is sung and told accompanied by guitar, cello, electric bass, and vocal harmonies.

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"Delightful entertainment for the entire family."

Milwaukee Journal:
"Heather Forest has an incredible emotive voice-- mesmerizing when it's low and breathy, compelling when it's clear and strong."

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