Now showing items 151-157 of 157
The Lion and the Mouse.
(Ernest Benn, 1979)
Delightful single-frame pictures. I would love to use one or two of them if I get a chance to present the story. This book presents a different moral from most for this fable: a change in circumstance makes the strong ...
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.
(Troll Associates, 1979)
Cute but simple figures. Many of the drawings lack color and definition.
a Fox & a Sick Lion
(Corydon Press, Indiana University, 1944)
A beautifully executed and preserved piece of work. L'Estrange's version is typically direct and involving. Low's colored wood-cut is bold and dramatic. For more of his work, see Harvest of World Folk Tales (1949/55).
The Grasshopper and the Ants (Japanese)
(Gakush¿± Kenky¿±sha, 1982)
Fascinating comparisons of this Japanese version with the English-language version listed previously begin with the color of the covers. The inside front cover of this version has small reproductions of Grandville and ...
The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey
(Whittlesey House: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1962)
It took me five years to find this book! A simple account with nice pictures, told traditionally up until the end where the miller saves his donkey from the river.
The Tortoise and the Hare
(Holiday House, 1984)
Slightly larger than the identical hardbound copy from the Weekly Reader Children's Book Club.
The Donkey and the Lapdog
(The Wright Group, 1986)
Number 11 in the series. I am doing what I can to find the full set of these eighteen pamphlets. Biro's work is always lively, and this is a fine sixteen-page presentation. Biro is particularly good at giving this donkey ...