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The Lion and the Gnat

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The Lion and the Gnat

by Jean de La Fontaine

Genre: Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Young Audiences
Setting: Fantasy
Format of Original Source: Fable
Recommended Adaptation Length: 10 Minutes

Candidate for Adaptation? Not Reviewed

EXCERPT:

“Go, paltry insect, nature’s meanest brat!”
Thus said the royal lion to the gnat.
The gnat declared immediate war.



COMMENTS:

The translation is in verse; a head-start on lyrics.


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