Fables & the Real World
- Theme Set: 1 Fable + 3 Matching Nonfiction
- Guided Reading Levels E–K | Grades 1–2
- Available in English & Spanish
- Free Downloadable Teacher's Guide
Why this series
will help you
Aligned to state standards, Fables & the Real World retells classic fables, pairing each
with three related nonfiction texts. This innovative series uses vibrant illustrations
and stunning photography to engage emergent readers (GRL E–K).
Sample Text Pairing:
1 Fable & 3 Nonfiction Texts
Wish You Had
More Time For
Teaching with fables is a terrific way to introduce social-emotional learning
into your reading block. Using stories passed down through time, fables relate
important life lessons that enhance a culture of kindness and empathy.
Meet the author
Jeffery Williams is the author and creator of the popular Fables & the Real World series,
which is also available in Spanish. In addition to his creative pursuits, Jeff has been
an integral part of the Solon School District in Ohio for over 20 years, where he is currently
serving as a Reading Recovery Teacher Leader and staff developer of K–12 teachers.
He is a former Executive Committee member of NCTE and a Past President of the
Reading Recovery Council of North America.