This book is complete MINT condition with dust jacket. This nice book measures 9 1/2" x 12 1/8" and has 112 pages of stories and color illustrations. Every page has an illustration! Edited by William J. Bennett and illustrated by Michael Hague. There is 31 story selections from Aesop and Robert Frost as well as George Wahingtons life, as well as Native American and African folklore. The stories were selected to help parents introduce their children to the essentials of good character, courage, perserverance, work self dicipline, compassion, faith, honesty, loyalty, and friendship. All of the important things we want to instill in our children are in refrence in this delightful book. A great tool, with lavish illustrations both parent and child will enjoy together. Printed in 1995.