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Katha Manga for Standard V
(Simasahita Am. Di. Gunasena saha Samagama, 1948)
This is a 98-page pamphlet in good condition. Its cover picture is identical in form with the cover for Katha Manga for Standard III in the same series and from the same year. Now the cover is blue rather than red. There ...
Katha Manga for Standard III
(Simasahita Am. Di. Gunasena saha SamagamaSīmāsahita Ăm. Ḍī. Guṇasēna saha Samāgama, 1948)
This is a 48-page pamphlet in good condition. It seems to contain fifteen texts, each with a black-and-white illustration. Many of the texts are famliar fables. Elephant and Pug (1); FWT (7); The Stag Admiring Himself ...
The Winston Readers: Third Reader Manual.
(John C. Winston, 1919)
A pamphlet for use with the reader published in the same year. Unfortunately, I do not yet have the latter! Plenty of exercises, questions, and word-lists. The fable material is on 10-11, 13, 16, 19-20. The only ...
The De La Salle Series: Second Reader
(Brothers of the Christian Schools La Salle institute,St. Joseph's Normal College, 1913)
It is good to get something from the Jesuits' long-time competitors! This standard Catholic second reader contains four fables, two of them with surprise softening twists at the end. In FS (82) a while after the joke had ...
Sheldon and Co's Modern School Third Reader.
(Sheldon & Company, 1910)
Two fables find their way into this little book: The Lark and Her Young (47) and Trying to Please Everybody (MSA, 73). The latter has a distinctive and lively illustration. This book is in terrible condition: ...
Fifty Famous Fables
(Johnson Publishing Company, 1910)
See my comments on the 1910 version of this little book that I have from Sherry Carroll. This version has a gray cover that gives no initials for Johnson but does add VA. to Richmond. The title-page, otherwise the same, ...
A Primary Reader (?)
(Houghton Mifflin, 1925)
This book is a re-covered reader for the fourth through sixth grades by a feminine author who refers to Riverside reader volumes (168). From Foreign Lands (165-203) includes The Lark and Its Young, MM, and The Cat and the ...
More Friends Old and New
(Scott, Foresman, and Co., 1965)
I have a book of the same title from the same publisher, but it is the Cathedral Edition and is one year earlier. What a difference those two factors make! I had written of that book A great bit of Catholic memorabilia! ...
Erstes Lesebuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Schulen.
(Concordia Publishing House, 1910)
Seven fables interspersed among prayers, poems, and various pious pieces, all in Gothic script. Four of them get illustrations. The best of these is that of OF on 49. Lively little frogs!
Von Frühling zu Frühling: Lesebuch für die Volksschulen in Baden-Württemberg: Zweites Schuljahr
(Kultusministerium des Landes Baden-Württemberg, 1958)
Here is a lovely second-grade reader from Germany in the 1950's. It contains a wealth of stories with lovely simple multi-colored illustrations. I find several fables among the stories. "Der Fuchs und der Hase" by Ludwig ...