Children’s Ebook Review: The Fox and the Grapes by Roberto Piumini, Raffaella Bolaffio (Illustrator)

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The Fox and the Grapes by Roberto Piumini, Raffaella Bolaffio (Illustrator)

File Size: 2799 KB

Print Length: 14 pages

Publisher: KiteReaders (April 18, 2013)

Source: Bought for my Kindle

Rating: 4 of 5 stars

Synopsis:

Adapted for Kids: Award winning teacher-turned-author, Roberto Piumini retells this classic Aesop’s fable for younger readers.

Visually Captivating: Vivid, colorful illustrations are optimized for kids to read on a tablet.

Global Bestseller: Part of a special classics series selling 1 million copies sold worldwide.

*A KiteReaders Classic Favorites Title

This delightful new adaptation is specially designed for your Kindle Fire and is sure to be enjoyed over and over again!

In
this new retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable, kids are introduced to
a hungry fox who tries to reach for a juicy bunch of grapes that are
beyond his reach. Through his failed attempts, we learn that it simply
isn’t possible to get everything we want. Yet just because something is
not attainable, it doesn’t mean it’s right to scorn it.

Roberto Piumini

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My Thoughts:

I couldn’t help but compare this simple retelling to the original
version of the story. The original has a certain elegance and beauty to
it that I adore. While this version of the fox and the grapes doesn’t
have the same feel to it, both my children and I really enjoyed reading
it. The writing is simple and perfect for engaging younger readers. The
illustrations are really cute and give a nice feel to the book.

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2 Comments

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    Adriana Garcia
    May 24, 2013 at 12:04 am

    I've never heard of the story with the fox and the grapes. I thought based on the cover it was one of those lion/mouse stories where the bigger animal has to ask for help. I'm happy you still enjoyed even if wasn't just like the original (:

  • Reply
    Claudio Cerri
    May 24, 2013 at 7:52 am

    Thanks for sharing this!

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