Because fables are fairly simple stories, a good moral for a fable should be a simple lesson that a child can easily understand. Fables are great stories for children because they are usually quite short and involve anim... More »

Aesop's Fables are short, kid-friendly stories that offer a moral. For example, "Two Travelers and a Bear" shows that true friendship is tested in hard times. "The Flies and the Honey" discourages readers from letting gr... More »

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Funny fables with morals include "The Gnat and the Bull," "Belling the Cat" and "The Fox and the Goat." Each story is one of Aesop's fables. More »

Funny fables with morals include "The Gnat and the Bull," "Belling the Cat" and "The Fox and the Goat." Each story is one of Aesop's fables. More »

Aesop's first fables were told as stories in Greece as early as 620 B.C. and were written down and referenced by Greek authors by the fourth century. Fables that have been attributed to Aesop may have earlier origins fro... More »

An example of a fable would be "The Ant and the Grasshopper," by the Greek fabulist Aesop. A fable is a short fictional story, often containing elements such as anthropomorphic animals, written for the benefit of a concl... More »

Various interpretation of the moral of "Rapunzel" concern the inevitability of the life cycle and procreation. Other interpretations of the story focus on the struggle of the young against the old, according to SurLaLune... More »