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One Good Deed Deserves Another
(Albert Whitman & Company, 1964)
A green cloth cover has the title and images of a mother and child. As elsewhere in her Whitman books, Katherine Evans uses a crayon-like style, alternating black-and-white and colored spreads. A Hispanic family of three ...
Onkel Remus erzählt . . .
(Verlag Werner Dausien, 1965)
Here is my second German Uncle Remus. It first appeared in Czech from Artia in Prague in 1959. Here are thirty-six episodes on 137 pages, followed by a T of C. The book itself is landscape formatted, 9¼ x 9. On the ...
Ungi Litli; Kennslubók í Lestri
(Ríkisútgáfa Námsbóka, 1969)
Here is my first Icelandic book, and I did not even know it as I found it. From our hotel in Bodo I wandered down a main street toward what seemed the center. To my surprise, I came past a second-hand store, full of ...
(Bergen Faktorforening, 1968)
This slim book of some 24 pages was apparently a Christmas gift of the Bergen Faktorforening. In fact, Wiig had done a 1951 translation of Aesop 106 pages in length, illustrated by Johan Berle Reidar and published by J.W. ...
More Friends Old and New
(Scott, Foresman, and Co., 1965)
I have a book of the same title from the same publisher, but it is the Cathedral Edition and is one year earlier. What a difference those two factors make! I had written of that book A great bit of Catholic memorabilia! ...
(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 ...
Bewick's Select Fables
(Hillside Press, 1965)
Notable as one of the smallest Aesops I have found: about an inch square. The introduction (by F.E.I. ) points out that Bewick's originals were only two inches high. Eleven fables, each with an illustration, plus FC ...
Happy Hours in Storyland.
(The University Society, 1963)
Sixteen fables of Aesop and a few other fables start off this volume. The editor of these versions is not acknowledged. The illustrations are a third set for Aesop by Kurt Wiese (Favorite Stories, 1942; Jacobs' The Fables ...
Classics Illustrated Junior, #513
(Famous AuthorsGilberton, 1967)
GA takes up two pages (29-30). This grasshopper in winter looks inside the window of the ant-hill and understands why the ant worked so hard. His BRRRRR! is the last word; there is nothing said about what happens to him. $.15.
(Werkstatt der Odenwaldschule, 1966)
The introduction gives good background. A year earlier, a class designed and published a booklet as a Christmas gift. It contained sayings. This year they are putting together sayings and fables and doing it in fact in ...