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Katha Manga for Standard V
(Simasahita Am. Di. Gunasena saha Samagama, 1948)
This is a 98-page pamphlet in good condition. Its cover picture is identical in form with the cover for Katha Manga for Standard III in the same series and from the same year. Now the cover is blue rather than red. There ...
Katha Manga for Standard III
(Simasahita Am. Di. Gunasena saha SamagamaSīmāsahita Ăm. Ḍī. Guṇasēna saha Samāgama, 1948)
This is a 48-page pamphlet in good condition. It seems to contain fifteen texts, each with a black-and-white illustration. Many of the texts are famliar fables. Elephant and Pug (1); FWT (7); The Stag Admiring Himself ...
Das zweite Milwaukeer Lesebuch : nebst praktischen Sprach- und Uebersetzungs-uebungen
(Georg Brumder, 1880)
Here is an unlikely find. This is a revised edition of a reader for students in the third through fifth years of school in Milwaukee. In the introduction, the editors tell us that they did the work on this book for free! ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Open Court Basic Readers: A Magic World.
(Open Court Publishing Company, 1976)
A good example of a modern reader, with carefully chosen selections and attractive layout. Two fables are labelled as from Aesop: The Lion in the Den (3) and BW (13). The Deer is presented as an old fable ...
Junior Great Books, Series 4, Volume 1
(The Great Books Foundation, 1975)
Eighteen fables on 75-90 in Jacobs' version, not acknowledged. Then four fables from Thurber on 91-8. I find Thurber a surprising match for Aesop for these young readers. Using Jacobs as source means that a fable like ...
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: ...
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 ...