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Aesop's Desecrated Morals
(Magnecom an imprint of Rip Off Press,Magnecom, Rip Off Press, Inc., 1993)
A wonderful find with the help of a student of Fable Literature just a year ago. The front cover is a first gem: the grasshopper comes from the welfare office with food stamps, cash, and liquor in his four hands and says ...
Aesop: 12 Fabeln
(Michael Neugebauer Verlag, 1993)
This is the fifth book I have found illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger. Two are large English versions. A third is a large German version. The last is a small English version. Put together the latter two and you come close ...
(Dover Publications, 1994)
I presume that the text is largely Rundell's. 92 fables with plentiful but simple illustrations. DS has the most obvious reflection-dog I have seen yet. MSA (19) has the donkey perched on the pole the way he is for ...
Fabeln von Äsop
(Verlag Werner Dausien, 1996)
German equivalent of Aesop's Fables adapted into English by Leonard Matthews and published by Blitz Editions in 1998 and found as I wandered around Malta. Designed by Aventinum Publishing House, Prague. As I wrote there, ...
The Best of Aesop's Fables
(Walker Books Ltd., 1990)
See my comments on the first US edition from Little, Brown and Company in 1990. A wonderful book!
(Running Press, 1990)
Excellent versions of fourteen well chosen fables. TMCM includes bothersome cricket noise, bubble gum on the sidewalk, and seafood restaurants. Overspending because of the eggs drives the owner of the golden goose to ...
The story of the Hare and the Tortoise and other tales.
(Gallery BooksW.H. Smith Publishers, 1990)
It is remarkable how much this book echoes La storia della Lepre et la Tartaruga e tante altre (1989/92)--or is the echoing the other way around?--in both its illustration and its text. See my comments there. That book ...
Aesop's Fables: A Collection of Tales for Children.
(Bookmart Limited, 1995)
Large-format book presenting sixteen fables in strong colors in a variety of sizes and shapes. The frontispiece of FG gives a sense of the artist's flair for color and delight in minute rendering of elements like fur. ...
[Korean] Stories of Wisdom, Volume 1
(Youn GinYunjin Munhwasa, 1990)
Sixteen fables done with strong art (typical of the recent spate of Korean editions of Aesop) that ranges from lively to cute. There is an excellent composite picture with T of C. The best in this volume are WS (48), FM ...
Favorite Children's Fables
(Pyramid Publishing, 1994)
This large-format floppy coloring book gives each of thirty-one fables four pages of line drawings. The versions tend to soften traditional fables and to present cute animals for children to color. Thus the wolf only ...