The Boy Who Cried Wolf

I have loved reading Aesop’s Fables since I was a child as they all have great messages for any youngster to learn.  When I heard about the latest illustration version of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. I was really keen to share it with Monkey.

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

This beautiful hardback version of The Boy Who Cried Wolf is illustrated by the Iranian artist Mahni Tazhibi. Monkey’s heard different versions of this story before we discussed the point that telling lies is never a good thing.

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

The illustrations are unusual and Monkey really enjoyed looking at them as we read the story. He particularly enjoyed counting the sheep!

In case you are unfamiliar with The Boy Who Cried Wolf , we meet a young boy who is bored with looking after his flock of sheep.  He decides that it would be fun to shout out that a wolf was trying to attack the animals.  He giggles with laughter as the villagers come to help him.  Of course, he was lying.  He plays this trick on them once to often, and on the day when he really needs their help, what do you think happens?

The book itself is lovely and the story is a classic, well worth £11.99 in my opinion.

disclaimer:  we were sent this book in exchange for an honest review

About Over 40 and a Mum to One

I'm a Mum in my late 40′s with a 7 year old son. I had a busy life in Export Sales before my Monkey came along, but decided to become a stay at home Mum once he arrived. Now I enjoy writing my own family lifestyle and travel blog. sharing the adventures that we have as Monkey makes his journey through school.We have a cat called Brewster who makes appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari Formula 1 fan, so that expect to hear about as each season unfolds.We love reviewing toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit, with a passion for nature thrown in for good measure.If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.

7 thoughts on “The Boy Who Cried Wolf

  1. this looks like the perfect book. I adore books like this and it is such a classic story (and important one at that!)
    Thanks for linking with #weekendbookclub x

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