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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: ...
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 ...
Canadian Series of Readings Books: Second Book of Reading Lessons.
(James Campbell and Son, 1869)
My first book from Canada, I believe. This is a small reader with twelve fables, six of them illustrated (at least one, 126, by Harrison Weir). New to me: The Two Dogs (20) and the long The Bear and the Tomtit ...
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 ...
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!
The First Reader: New Century Catholic Series
(Benziger Brothers printers to the Holy Apostolic See,, 1903)
Five fables, several of them interrupted by a few pages and then abruptly started again. There is a good deal of Spanish vocabulary written into the book near the appropriate English words. Fables here include: FC (58), ...
Facetten-Reeks 1: De Fabel
(B.B. Van Goor Zonen's Uitgeversmaatschappij N.V., 1951)
This well-preserved school-book pamphlet includes all sorts of different texts valuable for a serious academic encounter with the literary fable. Besides a verse life of Aesop, there are selections in prose and poetry ...
The Young and Field Literary Readers: Book Two
Here is the second of two extra copies, this one in worn condition. This reader contains many fables, most with one or two simple illustrations of two or three colors: nine from Aesop (43-63), three Hindu (91-105), and ...
California State Series of School Text-Books: Second Reader.
(Printed at the State Printing Office, 1886)
Nine standard fables well told. FC (41) has a good text but no illustration, and DM (74) has no illustration but a good contemporary parallel for a child. The Cats and the Cheese (133), The Fox and the Goat (139), FS ...
Longmans' Ship Literary Readers: Book I.
(Longmans Green, and Co.,, 1898)
A very nice first reader in very good shape. There are five fables with good simple illustrations, especially The Farmer and the Donkey (7), The Cats That Went to Law (28), and The Silly Frog (34). The farmer ...