A French reader for intermediate through advanced students "Contes et fables des iles" (Vary and Brouillet) is an intriguing collection of tales and fables from the oral tradition of the French-speaking islands of the Caribbean and Indian Ocean. Beautiful illustrations add to the interest these tales and fables inspire in the various Creole cultures featured. The stories are written in contemporary, everyday French. The reader improves language skills while gaining valuable insight into the values and imagination of the peoples of these islands. This reader is softcover, 6" 9," and 128 pages in length.Vary, Andree is the author of 'Contes Et Fables Des Iles 04 ', published 2003 under ISBN 9780078600425 and ISBN 0078600421.