Natalie Portman is an Academy Award-winning actress, director, producer, and activist whose credits include Cold Mountain, Closer, V for Vendetta, and the Star Wars franchise prequels. Natalie Portman’s Fables is her debut picture book. Illustrator Janna Mattia works on concept and character art for film, illustration for licensing, and private commissions. Natalie Portman’s Fables is her picture book debut. Told with a playful, kid-friendly voice and perfectly paired with charming artwork, Portman retells, in Fables (Feiwel & Friends) three classic fables: “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Three Little Pigs,” and “Country Mouse and City Mouse.” From realizing that there is no “right” way to live to respecting our planet and learning what really makes someone a winner, the messages at the heart of Portman’s Fables are modern takes on timeless life lessons.