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The Eagle, the Wildcat and the Sow
Different: this version has the young dying one by one in nest and hole and being thrown or put out, where the wildcat eats them one by one. This booklet represents one of the cases in which the configuration of the title ...
The Crow and the Mussel
Excellent moral: Some people are kind to their friends for their own sakes. The rocks here make a very small target for the crow's aerial bombing! [x]
The Horse and the Stag
This text, entirely in the past tense, presents a wonderful turning-point. 'No need to thank me, horse', said the man, 'it is I who should thank you. I will keep you as my servant.'
The Mice and the Cat
The best illustration here is that of the old mouse as he offers his congratulations and prepares to ask his question.
The cock and the Fox
The Chanticleer story is here in its basic outlines. This is my cock is the mouth-opening cry of the fox that lets the cock loose. People arrive in time to beat this fox. The moral may lack grammar but takes an interesting ...
The Tortoise and the Hare
Identical with the adjacent entry except for the change in publisher. That change is also responsible for taking away the Reading Rainbow designation. Otherwise the book seems exactly the same as the Holiday House ...
The Lion and the Mouse.
The same book as the edition of 1979 but with a slightly different spine and title page. The illustrations here may be a bit darker. See my comments on the original.