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The Open Door: Newson Readers, Book Two.
A standard kids' reader in very good condition. Three fables: TH (60), AD (112), and DM (114). Edna Potter is the illustrator for TH.
Fables from Afar
(Newson & Company, 1910)
Most of these stories are taken from fable sources outside the normal Western tradition, though perhaps a quarter are traditional Aesopic material. My Abracadabra copy has Third Grade pencilled in, and that is about the ...
Aldine First Language Book for Grades Three and Four.
(Newson & Company, 1913)
This book makes use of the fable in teaching orthography, language, literature, and grammar. Fables appear at various places (see index on 279 under fables ); 171-99 concentrate on fables, including a section on writing ...
Aldine First Language Book: Part Two for Grade Four.
(Newson & Company, 1925)
This book apparently represents a revision of the 1913 edition; the earlier edition may also have been broken up into several parts. Fable remains a part of the content and method of teaching (especially in 186-91 and ...
Aldine Second Language Book for Grades Five and Six.
(Newson & Company, 1914)
This book makes even more use of the fable than did Aldine First Language Book. Again there is a section on writing an original fable, this time on the pattern of Lessing's The Donkey and the Race Horse (51-9). Pages ...