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Natalie Portman's Fables

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Familiar tales get a cute new spin in lively picture book.

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These lively, vocabulary-rich retellings of classic tales offer upbeat messages, lots of humor, comical illustrations, and 21st century spins favoring mindfulness and green building. Along the way, Natalie Portman's Fables has lots of hilarious little touches, like the Little Pig who, being more one for eating than working, builds his house out of chopsticks and discarded takeout containers -- which doesn't last long when the wolf arrives. Janna Mattia's colorful, lively illustrations bring the characters and situations to life, and offer lots of storytelling detail for kids who might not quite follow the words yet.

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