The Fabled Life of Aesop

author: Ian Lendler; illustrator: Pamela Zagarenski

THE FABLED LIFE OF AESOP is the story of a slave using his gift to speak truth to power and liberate himself. It will give you a new perspective on the fables you’ve heard your whole life. THE FABLED LIFE OF AESOP has received several starred reviews and was hailed by School Library Journal as “amazing” and “a remarkable book.”

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LATEST PODCAST GUESTS

Claire Annette Noland

Claire Annette Noland

Claire Annette Noland is an author, children’s librarian, and reading specialist. She is has written easy readers, board books, and picture books for young children.

Ian Lendler

Ian Lendler

Ian Lendler is a journalist and award-winning author of picture books, non-fiction, and graphic novels.

Christian Robinson

Christian Robinson

Christian Robinson is a picture book author and illustrator. He won a Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor for his art in LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET by Matt de la Peña. LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET also won the Newbery Medal.

Danielle Dufayet

Danielle Dufayet

Danielle Dufayet is a picture book author who teaches English and public speaking/self-empowerment classes. She is also an artist who works in stained glass and oil, along with acrylic paint.

Chris Eliopoulos

Chris Eliopoulos

Christopher Eliopoulos is an author-illustrator who began his career as a letterer for Marvel. He is also the illustrator of the New York Times-bestselling Ordinary People Change the World series of picture book biographies. Eliopoulos has worked on thousands of stories in comics, picture books and now television.