The Shepherd’s Boy and the Wolf by Aesop

“The Shepherd’s Boy and the Wolf” by Aesop I always knew this fable by the name “The Boy who Cried Wolf.” It’s a well-known story about a shepherd boy who calls “wolf, wolf!” but just laughs at his neighbors when they come to help him. Eventually, as we know, the …

The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs by Aesop

The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs by Aesop I’m learning that I’m not really much of a fan of Aesop’s fables. There’s just not much to them and the morals are almost too obvious. Re-tellings seem to be a little better, but I didn’t find one for today’s fable, …

The Monkey and the Camel by Aesop

“The Monkey and the Camel” by Aesop I had never heard of this fable before, but with hundreds of fables attributed to Aesop it’s really no surprise. Here’s the story, from Litscape.com: The beasts of the forest gave a splendid entertainment, at which the Monkey stood up and danced. Having …