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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.
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 ...
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse 2912
This regular paper edition is in the best condition of the four editions I have. It drops four of the interior pages found in the other editions. Multiple threats occur in the city house: from the cook, a trap, the ...
The Aesop for Children
Here is the first paperback edition of this classic of which I am aware. The edition includes 126 of the original 146 fables. The color presentation of the partial-page illustrations is particularly good. The inked ...
I.A. Krylov: Basni (Russian)
(Kazakh State Scientific-Pedagogical Publisher, 1954)
Here is a well-worn book. Its well-creased cover paper is so thick that it feels like cloth. The front cover features a lovely illustration of Quartet under the title and the branch-bending bear over it. The pamphlet ...
A Primary Reader (?)
(Houghton Mifflin, 1925)
This book is a re-covered reader for the fourth through sixth grades by a feminine author who refers to Riverside reader volumes (168). From Foreign Lands (165-203) includes The Lark and Its Young, MM, and The Cat and the ...
My Book of Animal Stories
(Marshall Cavendish Limited, 1988)
Five stories. One is a reprint in large format of Stott's MSA from The Best of Aesop (1985). The donkey was last seen swimming strongly out to sea, and the illustration does the line justice. Malcolm Livingstone also ...
(Merrill Company Publishers, 1950)
A large-format pamphlet picking up on many of the stories contained in Merrill's Tuck-in Tales (1946). One of the repeaters is the last of the eight stories here, Tommy Turtle, a faithful version of Kalila & Dimna's ...
(Golden Pleasure Books, 1962)
This booklet presents two irregularities or anomalies. First, it is missing four pages at its center. WL seems just to have ended, and we find ourselves suddenly on the last page of The Wolf Who Became a Shepherd. The ...
(Running Press, 1995)
Here is an extra copy of this little book. This little book includes the same versions of the fourteen well chosen fables as the 1990 edition done in the same format by Running Press. See my comments there. This edition ...