Who's Got Game? Poppy or the Snake?

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Lemaître, Pascal
Morrison, Slade
Morrison, Toni
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2004
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This is the third in a series of retellings of Aesop's fables. While the text and illustrations are copyright 1903, the ISBN and flyleaf information seem to indicate a copyright for the book of 2004. The Morrisons and LeMaitre create another engaging story here. The basis is Aesop's fable of the farmer who took home a frozen snake. As the flyleaf suggests, this tale is about who gets the last laugh. The story is told as a reminiscence by a wise grandfather to the grandson who is thinking of dropping out of school. He plans to leave school because other things are more fun, and so he has trouble paying attention. Poppy, the Grandfather, tells him the story of his remembering boots. You see, Poppy once encountered a snake pinned under the tire of his truck….
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