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The Ant and the Grasshopper
Different: G and A are friends singing together every day. There is a bad sentence early in the story: Rainy is coming, let us taking food and preparing our resident. The bad time for the grasshopper is not winter but ...
The Fox and the Crow
One additional extra copy is a gift of Jon Lindseth, January, '95, one of the two gifts he sent that made me aware of the existence of these books. This crow has a red beak! The fox, though artistically not excellent, ...
The Farmer and His Magic Goose
The desire to buy a big house moves this farmer and his wife to look for many golden eggs at once. The story is well broken down into many one-line components. [x]
The Crow and the Pitcher
This thirsty crow has already visited fen and canal in the search for water. The crow wisely first tries to push the pitcher over, but it does not move. Sometimes we can find the answers by using our heads. [x]
The Lion and the Mouse
As with The Fox and the Monkey, this title-page has no background stripes. On the moral page of almost all booklets, an owl accompanies the saying. Here it is a little critter of unknown genus wearing a baseball cap. [x]
The Boy and the Wolf
The shepherd is Jimmy. Perhaps the best illustration is the lively one for They went back with angry. He fools the men twice and cannot attract them for the genuine, third wolf attack. [x]
The Bundle of Sticks
The best illustrations here are of the five sons' exasperation in trying to break the bundle. [x]
The Wolf in Sheep's skin
This version turns out to be fascinating. The illustrations present a skin that covers only the trunk of the wolf's body, like a blanket or poncho. Much of the story loses its point, I believe, if the fable is presented ...
The Naughty boys and the Frog
We would usually expect the plural in this title. In this version, a young frog steps forward before the boys can throw anything. He announces that what they are about to do may be fun for them but is not fun for the ...
The Farmer and the Stork
This is an unusually straightforward and uncompromising version of the story, tempered only by the stork's natural attempt to tear the farmer's net with her beak. Human characters in these stories' illustrations tend to ...