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Aesop's Fables

A growing collection of contemporary Aesop’s fables by award-winning Sooper Books. All under 5 minutes. And all made with love.

Bedtime Stories  ·  Rhymes  ·  Fairytales 

5-minute Aesop's Fables

Check out our less-than-5-minute Aesop’s Fables, all lovingly crafted from scratch by Sooper Books, award-winning digital stories. 

The Bundle Of Stick Aesop's Fable

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

This is an Aesop fable about the value of team work. A father has three sons that simply won’t stop fighting, so he comes up with a cunning lesson. And that lesson involves a bundle of sticks.

The Fox And The Grapes Aesop's Fable

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

This is one of the most famous of Aesop’s Fables about a stroppy fox that didn’t get his own way. And it is a great lesson to teach children. Oh, and it also gave rise to a very well know phrase that we still use today.  

The Dog And His Reflection Aesop's Fable

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

Another famous Aesop’s Fables about a little greedy dog who was generously given a bone by a butcher, but this just wasn’t enough. Read and listen to the full fable to find out exactly what happened.

The Fox And The Stork Aesop's Fable

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

In this famous Aesop’s fable a nasty fox decides to play a trick on his friend the stork. And it really doesn’t turn out the way he expected at all. Read or listen for the full story.

The Hare And The Tortoise Aesop's Fable

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

This story is so famous now that many don’t realise it is an original Aesop’s fable. A wonderful lesson in taking care, rather than being too hasty. Phil’s character voices are superb once again. We hope you enjoy it!

The Frog Who Wished For A King Aesop's Fable

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

Not one of Aesop’s better know fables, but a truly valuable lesson none the less. Oh dear, these poor little froggies really did learn their lesson the hard way. Read or listen to the full story to find out.

The Rooster And The Fox

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

This is the tale of a nasty scheming fox that tries to trick a rooster. But does he manage or does the rooster see through his cunning plan? Sit back and enjoy this wonderfully illustrated and retold Aesop’s fable.

The Owl And The Grasshopper

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

Put a grumpy old owl and a chirping grasshopper together and you have the making of a classic Aesop’s fable. Another valuable moral lesson in this series. Oh, and of course some wonderful illustrations and character voices to match.

The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse

Aesop’s Fable    4-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

Oh that city life. Exciting. Fun. Full of indulgence and adventure. But does all of this come at a cost? Find our in this wonderful retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable. Charlene’s mice are so cute you could just squish them!

The Shepherd Boy And The Wolf

Aesop’s Fable    6-10 yrs    3 mins  •  5/5

Perhaps the most famous of all Aesop’s Fables, a little shepherd boy is bored so begins to play tricks on the villagers. And, well, let’s just say there is a very important lesson to be learned about telling the truth.

The Tortoise And The Ducks

Aesop’s Fable    6-10 yrs    3 mins  •  4.9/5

A curious tortoise is sick of his boring, slow life on the ground and wants to experience the world from above. But when he does there is a very important lesson to be learned.

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