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Androcles and the Lion and Other Aesop's Fables.
(Morrow Junior Books, 1991)
This is the third of three extra copies of the first printing, all with dust jackets. HereTheir third and the best yet. Paxton's lyrics continue to be lively. Rayevsky's art is less stylized and still very witty. The ...
The Wind and the Sun
(North-South Books, 1992)
This is the third of three extra copies of this book. Very pleasing art to present a cogent story. Among the best illustrations is the first for the wind's storm. The sun itself announces the moral in proclaiming victory ...
Troll Treasury of Animal Stories
(Troll Associates, 1991)
Here is a second copy of this book. Fifteen fables among forty-five stories, each two pages long with lively illustrations. The fables show some surprises and soft endings. The eagle drops the turtle and then catches ...
Here is an extra copy of this book. This edition was discovered by Mark Anderson, a student in my Fable Literature course. It includes twenty-five of the sixty-three fables found in Kincaid's volume of the same title ...
Fabulous Fables: Using Fables with Children.
(Scott Foresman: Harper Collins, 1991)
Here is an extra copy of this book. A very helpful book for second through fourth grades. The introduction mixes up two important things: the number of lessons and the sequence of parts in the book. There are twelve ...
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cartoon Animals.
(Prentice Hall Press, 1991)
Here is an extra copy of this book. A real goldmine! I found this as I was about to leave a suburban bookstore that had yielded nothing. Aesop is mentioned near the top of the back cover. The introduction starts by ...
Highlights for Children (magazine)
(Highlights for Children, 1992)
Here is an extra copy of this issue. This edition of this popular children's magazine contains The Crow at the Well (21). The telling is good and traditional, except, I think, for the placement at a well. The story is ...
Here is an extra copy of this book. See my copy of the 1991 printing for comment. The only difference I can discern is that the paper here is thinner and shinier. Bewick continues to be represented with at least one ...
Literature: Fables, Tall Tales, Myths
(Frank Schaffer Publications, 1990)
A good book for the fourth through the sixth grades. An excellent variety of activities uses six fables for such tasks as relating animal to human behavior, distinguishing fable from other stories, and comparing fable ...
Crónica de Fabulandia: El Caballo y la Hormiga.
(Editorial Fher, 1973)
Apparently, the horse saves the grasshopper, who has been knocked out in a terrible storm. I do not think there is anything Aesopic here. An example of what the root fabu- has meant to people around the world.