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The Jay and the Nightingale
This fable is new to me. It is told, at least generally, in past tenses. The jays' screaming was very anonymous (sic) because their voice was so ugly. But they thought their song was beautiful. They went to the eagle ...
The Merchant and His Friend
This is the Panchatantra story of The Iron-Eating Rat, narrated in the past. It contains another prize-winning clause: he thought it should be wised to put someone taking a look iron stored in his home. In this version, ...
The Dragon in the Moon
Aesop here borrows from La Fontaine, since this is the story about the telescope with a fly stuck to its lens. Does it help the presentation of this story to show an illustration of a fly from its first description?
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse: An Aesop Fable Retold & Illustrated by Bernadette Watts
(North-South Books, 1998)
©1998 by Nord-Süd Verlag AG, Gossau Zürich and first published in Switzerland under the title Stadtmaus und Landmaus. This lovely edition has lots in it that is different from the traditional story, starting with the CM's ...
Aesop's Funky Fables
(Viking Penguin, 1998)
Colored illustrations and black-and-white alternate in presenting ten fables in the slick, large-format hip book. As might be expected from the Funky in the title and from the sleazy fox on the title-page's couch, there ...
Aesop's Fables, Volume IV
(Royal Fireworks Press, 1998)
See the original printing by Trillium Press under 1985/88. Apparently nothing is changed here except the publisher, copyright date, and cover. The cover is now a bright yellow with a colored picture of CJ.
The Fables of Aesop
(Books Inc.,, 1925?)
Printed from the same plates as my 1930? edition. See the description there. Their differences touch the cute dust-jacket (Aesop's Fables), the pre-title page ( Aesop's Fables 251 Series ), the title page (publisher ...