Lousy Rotten Stinkin' Grapes by Margie Palatini

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Fox wants the grapes, but they're too high for him to reach. He's nothing if not crafty, and in this humorous new spin on the well-known fable, fox's scheme is taken to new heights.

About Margie Palatini

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Margie Palatini is the author of many celebrated picture books, including The Three Silly Billies and Earthquack!, both also illustrated by Barry Moser, and Oink!, illustrated by Henry Cole. She lives in New Jersey. Barry Moser is an author and an artist who has won numerous awards for his work, including the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. He lives in western Massachusetts.
Published August 11, 2009 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Smart.” Well, no, not so much—as he amply demonstrates in this brisk retelling of Aesop’s “Fox and the Grapes.” Scribbling ever more complex diagrams on a pad as one effort after another fails, Fox proceeds to stack obliging Beaver, Porcupine and Possum atop increasingly exasperated Bear to reach...

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This appealing riff on the Aesop fable of "The Fox and the Grapes" is ideal for families that make a point of reading aloud at night.

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