Moral Beasts

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Tales with heaps of animal magic - Books - Times Online

Amanda Craig reviews two picture books:

JUNGLE PARTY by Brian Wildsmith

THE REALLY RUDE RHINO by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross

If Aesop was indeed a black slave, he was a particularly clever one to realise that he could get his ideas across best by dramatising the actions of beasts, not men. Two very different picture books featuring moral (or immoral) animals extend his wisdom on the limits of cunning and selfishness...

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