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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 ...
Fables from the Raffles Hotel Arcade: A Collection of Short Stories
(Angsana Books, 1995)
These are eleven stories somehow pertinent to the Raffles Hotel. I have tried two of them and find them charming.The Envy Letters by Jan Pryor (74-81) tells of childhood days at the hotel. Relatives and friends would ...
Fables de la Fontaine I
(Éditions du Sagittaire], 1931)
It is exactly one year later as I at last have braved cutting the pages and have taken the time to enjoy the delightful, colorful aquarelles here. I like them very much. One can simply enjoy the color and composition of ...
Scholastic Scope (magazine)
(Scholastic Inc. etc.], 1992)
Page 1 invites you to write you (sic) own fable. Pages 2-6 present fables as stuff for games. DS is missing 10 words that need to be inserted. FC is the basis of a crossword puzzle. Thurber's The Moth and the ...
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 Tortoise and the Hare (Storytoon)
(Rand McNally, 1962)
Harmless, simple cartoons. The boasting hare waited in order to make the finish exciting, and the wait led to a two-minute nap that stretched on and on. The hare could never boast again.
(Merrill Company Publishers, 1946)
Large-format pamphlet containing nine stories with a decidedly international flavor. The third among them is Tommy Turtle, a faithful version of Kalila & Dimna's TT story. Tommy wears a big hat with a feather and says ...
Highlights for Children
(Highlights for Children, Inc., 1978)
This 8.5 x 11 magazine includes The Lion and the Crocodile: An Old Fable retold well by Glennda Sherman. The illustration is by Katharine Dodge. I do not remember coming on this fable elsewhere. The lion and the ...
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 780(hdbd)
This hardbound version takes the first page and repeats it twice as its covers. It thus has a different cover from all the other versions. Multiple threats occur in the city house: from the cook, a trap, the cat, and ...