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(McLoughlin Bros., 1903)
A big old kids' book in terrible shape, but it has one fable in it: FG in poetry. The illustration has three foxes jumping for the grapes.
The Animal Story Book
(Hall & Locke, 1902)
Includes some 11 fables from Aesop and 4 from LaFontaine (and Piers Plowman's Belling the Cat). Abundant black and white illustrations, done by a variety of people: Doré, Fellman?, Prunair?. Colored illustrations elsewhere ...
Birds, Beasts, and Fishes
(Maxwell Macmillan International Pub. Group, 1991)
An excellent collection of animal poetry, with bright and colorful art, oil paint on hardwood. There is one fable: William Ellery Leonard's version of DLS (47). There is also Hopkins' Windhover and The Captive Bird by ...
(Rand McNally & Company,, 1915)
Purchased in 1941 by the Bellevue, NE, school system. A surprising little book. All of its pieces are plays; most are fables. Yet none are from Aesop or LaFontaine; might Books One and Two have presented those fables? ...
Greek Fairy Tales
Fourteen of the thirty-seven stories told here are fables. They are well told, with a certain fullness. All fourteen match closely versions that Wilson uses in her Animal Folk Tales (1968/71). The foreword has two good ...
The Foolish Old Man Who Moved Mountains.
(Friendship Press, 1969)
A curious blend of all sorts of materials: linguistic, literary, cultural, and propagandistic. I wish I knew what Friendship Press is. A spokesperson for the Red Chinese? A religious publishing house? In any case, the ...
The Stinky Cheese Man and other Fairly Stupid Tales.
(Penguin Viking, 1992)
Great fun! Its LC summary is apt: Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales. The book dares one to take it seriously, as when the last page's credits prosaically claim that The illustrations are rendered in oil and ...
Storytime Tales (67)
(Simon and Schuster, 1950)
A pleasing large-format children's book including five fables: GGE (32), BC (82), GA (107), FG (116), and FC (150). The book is in surprisingly good condition, and its colored illustration work on thirsty paper is well ...
The Third-Class Reader
(Hogan & Thompson, 1845)
Surprisingly dependent on fables. There are thirteen fables among the eighty-four story-lessons. Nine of the fables have strong small illustrations. The Goat and the Fox (19) comments on animals' language and on ...
Bag o' Tales
(Dover Publications, 1934)
It is fun to see which stories show up when people set themselves a goal of a certain number of stories. Here there are six fables in a section on Folk Tales and Fables. Aesop has three: Put Your Shoulder to the ...