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Le Loup et le Chien
(Ediciones A. Saldaña; Albo Delmar Import-Export, 1984)
Here is an interesting case of things coming together from different times and places. In Salamanca in 1986, I found a simple pop-up from a publisher I did not know. Sixteen years later I found a French die-cut presentation ...
The Hare and the Tortoise
(Oxford University Press, 1982)
Lively pictures in the Wildsmith style. The story is much expanded (from La Fontaine even?): the fox and the owl debate, and the rooster starts the race. I could well use a picture or two from this edition in a lecture.
The Cricket and the Ant: Fable by de La Fontaine.
(Grandreams Ltd., 1986)
The book builds off of a fascinating concept: a second, longer story echoes the lesson of the fable. Here the fairy Elvira is sad over enjoy now Pixie Redbeard, angry with him, and deaf to his request. I could not ...
La Liebre y las Ranas
(Melhoramentos de São Paolo, 1988)
Twelve stiff pages offer a version in general contact with LaFontaine's story. This version greatly reduces the hare's self-reflection. The inciting incident is also not a sound but the rabbit's seeing himself in the ...
La Liebre y la Tortuga
(MelbooksMelhoramentos de São Paolo, 1988)
Twelve stiff pages offer considerable elaboration of LaFontaine's story. We hear of a monkey, armadillo, and jaguar before the race is ever mentioned. I have one other, La Liebre y las Ranas (1988), in the set of eight.