Melissa Guion

Author and illustrator Melissa Guion recommends Fables, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel. “I love Lobel’s contribution to the fable genre, where animals reveal human virtues and weaknesses. His stories of gullible bears and courageous lobsters are funny, kindhearted, and intelligent, and his illustrations are some of my favorites.”

Fables (HarperCollins, 1980) is recommended for ages 4-9.

Be sure to check out Melissa Guion’s picture books Baby Penguins Everywhere (Philomel, 2012) and Baby Penguins Love Their Mama (Philomel, 2014).

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