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The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind : An Aesop's Fable
by Heather Forest and Susan Gaber


Overview - A beautifully illustrated tale that encourages gentleness and kindness. Walking along a winding road, a man finds himself swept into a magical world where a contest of strength between the sun and the wind takes place. The sun and the wind compete to see who can remove the man's coat.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A beautifully illustrated tale that encourages gentleness and kindness. Walking along a winding road, a man finds himself swept into a magical world where a contest of strength between the sun and the wind takes place. The sun and the wind compete to see who can remove the man's coat. The howling wind boasts and bullies, but the shivering man tightly clutches his coat. With warmth and light and a bit of gentle persuasion, the sun encourages the man to remove his own coat This timeless tale from the fables of Aesop offers a poignant portrait of the power of gentleness. With a storyteller's sense of the spoken word, Heather Forest's dynamic retelling captures the essence and cadence of boasts and wagers. Susan Gaber's dramatic illustrations imagine a dream-like universe filled with vivid moments of destruction, unexpected beauty, and transformation. This Aesop fable emphasizes the strength of gentleness and kindness. Readers will learn the importance of resourcefulness, respect, and courage.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781939160669
  • ISBN-10: 1939160669
  • Publisher: August House Publishers
  • Publish Date: April 2013
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 10.81 x 8.42 x 0.14 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.33 pounds


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