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The Best of Friends: A Jataka Tale
(Dharma Press, 1989)
A Great Being, in the form of a woodpecker, frees a lion from a bone caught in his throat. They encounter each other later, when the woodpecker is hungry and the lion has just made a kill. The lion dismisses the woodpecker. ...
A Precious Life: A Jataka Tale
(Dharma Press, 1989)
The Great Being, who is a deer, shows mercy to the prince who had tried to hunt and kill him. In fact, the deer revives him after a terrible accident at a ravine during the pursuit. The deer carries him out of the ravine. ...
Favorite Fables: A Child's Sticker Book
(Current Inc.,, 1979)
Here is an 9 x 12 sixteen-page pamphlet with several inserted pages of stickers to insert onto the pages. Each page has a two-color tan-and-brown design outline for a fable, with a title, text, and moral at the bottom of ...
Songs & Fables
(The Inkwell Press, 1990)
This is one of three Torre books identical in format that I was able to get in a group from Scottsbooks. Might it mean that I now have all of Torre's fable books? Like the other Torre books I have found, it is beautifully ...
Rhymes & Fables
(The Inkwell Press, 1996)
This is one of three Torre books identical in format that I was able to get in a group from Scottsbooks. Might it mean that I now have all of Torre's fable books? Like the other Torre books I have found, it is a beautifully ...
Classika Eikonographemena: Aisopos
(Atlantis - M. Fechlivanides and Co., 2000)
This 48-page comic book, consistent with our Classics Illustrated, presents the life of Aesop. To my surprise, it starts with Aesop as an older man. I can make out very few of the more commonly supposed events of tradition ...
The Canadian Readers: Book II
(T. Nelson & Sons/W.J. Gage & Co., 1926)
Authorized for Use in the Public Schools of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. This second-grade reader includes a surprising number of fables, perhaps more surprising because only one of them -- the ...
XX Fables pour Grandes et Petites Personnes
(Maison Eugène Figuière & Cie, 1914)
This is a frail little book by a woman who died in 1974. Its spine is just about gone. Its lovely canvas cover is there, with the glued-on picture of a woman -- d'Orliac? -- with her chin in her hand. The same illustration ...
My Book of Fairy Tales and Fables
(Brown Watson, 1978)
Identical with a softbound version with ID #606 that is printed in Czechoslovakia, while this edition is printed in Romania. Wonders never cease! See my comments there
Animals in Story, Picture, and Rhyme
(Merrill Company Publishers, 1948)
Both covers proclaim this A nice High Book easy to hold. It measures 12¾ x 5. Most of its selections are fables: The Scared Little Hare, BC, The Tiger and the Frog (in which the frog wins the race across the river by ...