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The Tortoise and the Hare (Storytoon)
(Rand McNally, 1962)
Harmless, simple cartoons. The boasting hare waited in order to make the finish exciting, and the wait led to a two-minute nap that stretched on and on. The hare could never boast again.
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 780(hdbd)
This hardbound version takes the first page and repeats it twice as its covers. It thus has a different cover from all the other versions. Multiple threats occur in the city house: from the cook, a trap, the cat, and ...
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 2912
This regular paper edition is in the best condition of the four editions I have. It drops four of the interior pages found in the other editions. Multiple threats occur in the city house: from the cook, a trap, the ...
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 407(cloth)
This paper edition is in the poorest condition of the four different editions I have of this nice oversized booklet. The cover picture matches that of the paper edition (#2912). Like the two copies of #476, this is called ...
Best Nursery Tales
(distributed exclusively by the American Crayon Co., 1943)
Aesop comes in for two short tales: LM and FG. Their source seems to be (More than 30 of) American Childhood's Best Books (1942). Each gets one black-and-chartreuse drawing. Note the end-papers: there you will see a ...
Child's Book of Fables
(Leavitt & Allen, 1855)
I have another copy of this little eight-page pamphlet. I have listed it under 1860?; its illustrations are colored, and it adds a green cover. Here the illustrations are not colored, and the cover paper has the same ...
The Aesop for Children
Here is the first paperback edition of this classic of which I am aware. The edition includes 126 of the original 146 fables. The color presentation of the partial-page illustrations is particularly good. The inked ...
Scrooge and the Golden Eggs
Here is an extra copy of the first printing of this book. The first surprise as I examined this book is that it does not belong to the Walt Disney Fun-To-Read Library, though the book matches in format and approach the ...
Once Upon Another: The Tortoise and the Hare/The Lion and the Mouse.
(Dial Books for Young Readers, 1990)
Here is an extra copy of the first printing of this book with a dust jacket. A wonderfully imaginative book! Simple shapes and colors suggest TH, which is well told. Arrive at the end of the book and you are ready to ...
The Secret of Happiness and Other Fantastic Fables
(Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1989)
Here is an extra copy for the same price at the same time. This is a gift book complete with its own envelope, ready to send. Inside are nine fables from Bierce's Fantastic Fables, each presented in a two-page spread ...