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[Thai] [lion/mouse cameo on cover]
Two fables are illustrated with eight pages of simple green monochrome each at the beginning: Talkative Turtle and Frogs Desiring a King. Then lots of stories without English or illustrations. T of C at the beginning.
Aesop's Fables for young readers: Teacher's Edition
(A Beka Book: A Ministry of Pensacola Christian College, 1988)
See the 1976 (original?) printing and my later 1979/86 printing. This teacher's edition adds a number of things, starting from a cover-scene of the finish line of TH. A set of 32 gray pages is added before the usual ...
Aesop's Fables in Verse
(Paul Cave Publications Ltd., 1985)
Here are twenty-four lively verse retellings of familiar Aesopic fables, each on an unnumbered left-hand page. On the right pages are corresponding full-page colored illustrations. The paper used here is about as slick ...
A Hundred Fables of Aesop
(Omega Books, 1984)
This book is almost perfectly identical with one published by Gallery Books in the same year. My suspicion is that Gallery had the American contract and Omega the British contract. As I wrote then, this book puts together ...
This third printing is very similar to the first printing. Now it is printed in Hong Kong, and the price has gone up from $12.95 to $14.95. As I wrote then, this is an enjoyable book, characterized by its brightly colored ...
A Cowardly Bat/A Donkey and a Foolish Wolf/A Crow that was Tricked
The battle between the birds and the animals is set in Africa and gets detailed description. The monkeys wear coconuts and ride elephants! Good lively cartoon work in the Disney tradition. The middle story's moral misses ...
Ants and Grasshoppers/Three Oxen and a Lion
Here there are three grasshoppers instead of the usual one. The ant's last word is Just go on singing now. The lion--in the African savanna--gets the oxen arguing among themselves. Good lively cartoon work in the Disney ...
(Oriental University Press, 1987)
Ninety-five fables in a book distinguished by different approaches to printing than we are used to. Thus the cover has Aesop's Fables stamped on it twice besides the title, and the author's name appears likewise twice. ...
A Mouse's Gratitude/The Foolish Tiger and the Foolish Leopard/Outsmarting the Cat
The mouse is spared because she has seven children. The final story about belling the cat has a good moral: What you cannot do yourself, do not expect others to do. Good lively cartoon work in the Disney tradition. A ...
The North Wind and the Sun/A Lion and a Mosquito/An Eagle and a Crow
Good lively cartoon work in the Disney tradition. The righthand pages are full illustrations, while the left present the text with one telling symbol. The English is sometimes a little off. The morals sometimes miss the ...