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66 Favorite Stories: 140 Pictures
(Merrill Publishing, 1938)
This is a big, cheap-paper book fourteen of whose sixty-six stories come from Aesop. Generally, the black-and-white illustrations are simple, and the tellings standard. FC has been transformed into The Fox and the Hen ...
The Book of Fables in Prose and Verse
(Kiggins and Kellogg, 1845)
This book, originally sold for $.06, is charming evidence of what fables meant for children in the middle of the nineteenth century. The fables here are long and heavily didactic. The first and longest of the seven fables ...
Our Wonder World, Volume V: Every Child's Story Book.
(Geo. L. Shuman, 1914)
An excellent example of what culture meant for young people in 1914. Seventeen fables are retold (116-25) in Jacobs' version with illustrations from Heighway, Boutet de Monvel, and Rackham (his silhouettes for MSA are ...
(Whitman Publishing Company, 1947)
Five fables are told well in this typical Whitman volume with large pages, cheap paper, and simple drawings. BC, TH, The Cunning Fox, BW, and The Wolf and the Kid. Only BW gets more than the standard treatment, ...
Fairytales and Fables
(Exeter Books, 1987)
Another in the endless series of big, splashy, cheap Exeter kids' books. Two fables. TH is told differently: The animals gather against the boastful hare. Their spokesperson and starter for the race is Rabbit. The ...
My Book of Fairy Tales and Fables
(Brown Watson, 1978)
Here is an extra copy of this book. Two fables among the twenty-three stories here. The hare and the tortoise (77) first talk of a race to the end of the world, but settle on a nearby tree trunk as a goal. The hare ...
The Macmillan Book of 366 Bedtime Stories.
Here is an extra copy of this book. This is a wonderful book! Six or seven of each month's offerings are fables, carefully attributed--even to Phaedrus!--in the T of C that follows each month. The pastel illustrations ...
Classic Bedtime Fairytales and Fables
Here is an extra copy of this book. A large children's book with stories from Aesop (1), Reynard (2), La Fontaine (6), and Anderson (5). Aesop's fable, The Big Fish and the Little Fish, is among the better illustrated. ...
Town Mouse & Country Mouse and Other Tales.
Here is an extra copy of this book. Two other Aesop's fables included are LM and The Bear and the Bees. The drawings are pastel-heavy crayon or something similar. There is a good expression on the town mouse's face ...
Fun with Folktales
(Scholastic Book Services, 1972)
Here is an extra copy of this booklet. The last five pages of this thirty-two-page pamphlet are given to describing fables, presenting one (SW, told in the incorrect version) and recommending others for puppet shows.