The Turtle & the two Ducks, and other fables by La Fontaine from an Arabic source

Some of Jean de La Fontaine’s fables have ancient origins. The writer was inspired by several sources, including the Arab tales of Kalila and Dimna. We invite you to take a journey back over 2,000 years and see the Fables in a new light, accompanied by the delicate miniature paintings that illustrated the stories at their source.

Age : From 6 years Size : 16 x 23 cm Volume : 56 pages Price : 16.5€ ISBN : 978-2-930938-66-0 Rights sold : 


Isabelle Imbert has a doctorate in the History of Islamic Art, and is an author, podcast host and content creator. A graduate of the Université Paris-Sorbonne, she is a specialist in artistic and cultural exchanges between the Muslim East and the Christian West, a subject she has been passionate about for nearly fifteen years. She currently lives in Manchester in the United Kingdom.