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The Winston Readers: Third Reader Manual.
(John C. Winston, 1919)
A pamphlet for use with the reader published in the same year. Unfortunately, I do not yet have the latter! Plenty of exercises, questions, and word-lists. The fable material is on 10-11, 13, 16, 19-20. The only ...
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 ...
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!
Fifty Famous Fables
(Johnson Publishing Company, 1910)
See my comments on the 1910 version of this little book that I have from Sherry Carroll. This version has a gray cover that gives no initials for Johnson but does add VA. to Richmond. The title-page, otherwise the same, ...
The Canadian Readers: Book II
(T. Nelson & Sons/W.J. Gage & Co., 1926)
Authorized for Use in the Public Schools of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. This second-grade reader includes a surprising number of fables, perhaps more surprising because only one of them -- the ...
The Beacon Supplementary Readers: Book Three: The Wise Little Goat
(Ginn and Cmpany Ltd.Ginn and Company Ltd., 1932)
There are twelve stories here in a pamphlet in good condition. Four are listed as from Aesop: The Wise Little Goat (7), A Silly Trick (26), The Race (47), and The Lion and the Fox (54). We might know the first three ...
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! ...
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 ...
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 ...