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The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind

An Aesop's Fable

By Heather Forest

In this retelling of a classic fable from Aesop, we learn that being the most forceful does not make you the strongest. Sometimes the greatest strength comes from a place of gentleness.

Format

Book

Availability

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1 available at Sandhills
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1 available at Southeast
  • P Forest, Picture Book

Publish Date

2008

ISBN

9780874838329


Format: Book
Author: Forest, Heather
Summary: The sun and the wind test their strength by seeing which of them can cause a man to remove his coat, demonstrating the value of using gentle persuasion rather than force as a means of achieving a goal.
Title: The contest between the Sun and the Wind : an Aesop's fable / retold by Heather Forest ; illustrated by Susan Gaber.
Publisher Date: Atlanta, Ga. : August House Little Folk, 2008.
Subject: Fables -- Juvenile literature. Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 9780874838329 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0874838320 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: P Forest
Oclc: 141482550
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Bib Id: 310239

Format: Book
Author: Forest, Heather
Summary: The sun and the wind test their strength by seeing which of them can cause a man to remove his coat, demonstrating the value of using gentle persuasion rather than force as a means of achieving a goal.
Title: The contest between the Sun and the Wind : an Aesop's fable / retold by Heather Forest ; illustrated by Susan Gaber.
Publisher, Date: Atlanta, Ga. : August House Little Folk, 2008.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Subjects: Fables -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Gaber, Susan ill.
Other Author: Aesop
Other Title: North Wind and the Sun
Notes: Based on a fable from Aesop, "The North Wind and the Sun."
LCCN: 2007018813
ISBN: 9780874838329 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0874838320 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: P Forest