Aesop, born in the 7th c BC, intended his stories for an adult audience, and used animals as characters so as not to offend his audience or the governing powers. The common sense wisdom of Aesop's morals is ageless. We are never too old to be reminded to beware of flattery, greed and complacency.

Don't Touch The Mangos

  The greedy owner of a large mango tree will not share the overflow of mangos with her neighbors

In English, Spanish, French  

Dialogues in Chapter Two

47 pages

Online sets and props 
for a performance



You can find  The Pecan Grove in English-Spanish, and  The Golden Rooster in English-French

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Stories for young adults,
children, and students

Meric du Val

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  The Shorefront Mysteries, a trilogy. Four young protagonists use logic and reasoning to uncover clues. The underlying goal is to educate youth on historic, political, environmental and social issues.   English, French, Spanish

The Realm of The Birds
The Pecan Grove - The Golden Rooster

​  Bilingual Mysteries and Parallel Texts

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Where the story is in two languages side by side 

     AESOP Twelve stories inspired by Aesop’s Fables, with dialogues in chapter two for a performance. Parallel text

   The Realm of The Birds For more advanced language students, with birds as protagonists. It addresses the price of freedom, personal reflection and self-realization. 
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​   Don't Touch The Mangos! Illustrated, with dialogues for a performance.   English, French, Spanish

  Snails Can Dream Four stories, illustrated. For children, and students learning a new language. Parallel text
The Shorefront Mysteries - A Trilogy for Young Adults


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