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Reader's Digest Fairy Tale Coloring Book.
(Reader's Digest AssociationReader's DigestAssociation, 1967)
Lucky finds! The last page gives an outline of Kredel's illustration (297 of my 1967/77 edition) which shows the two unusual features of this telling: the beer keg and the cat catching the mouse. The good copy shows ...
Favorite Fairy Tales and Fables
(Dalmatian Press, 2004)
Here is a curiosity. I found a book earlier with all the same bibliographical information except its ISBN. Now I happened to find this book. When I checked whether I already had added the same book to the collection, I ...
The Magic Story Tree
(Platt & Munk, 1964)
The five fables here are all reprints from earlier Platt & Munk publications, including The Road in Storyland (1932). Three Platt and Munk booklets (1939?) also contained these stories. This edition, like the 1932/52 ...
(Merrill Company Publishers, 1950)
A large-format pamphlet picking up on many of the stories contained in Merrill's Tuck-in Tales (1946). One of the repeaters is the last of the eight stories here, Tommy Turtle, a faithful version of Kalila & Dimna's ...
Childcraft: The How and Why Library.
(Field Enterprieses Educational Corp.Field Enterprises Educational Corp., 1973)
Compare the five fables (76-84) here with those in the parallel 1964 edition. They occupy exactly the same pages, but two of the five fables have changed. BW and AD have replaced TMCM and FS. The held-over fables use ...
Jumbo book of favorite stories
(Wilcox & Follett Co., 1950)
An oversized book on cheap paper with some very nice colored illustrations. These vary from section to section of the book, from black-and-white through monochrome and duotone to five-color images. Five fables occur in ...
The ten books betray a heavy Protestant moralizing ethic. Each of the ten books has about six full-page illustrations in very good condition. Six verse fables make up the third book: LM, The Birds in Council (who want ...
The Book of Knowledge:The Children's Encyclopedia, Volumes V-VI
(The Grolier Society, 1941)
There is one set of six fables in these volumes, on 1969. They are without illustration. The fable about the ass who complains to Jupiter and is finally given to a tanner misses the funny point about the ass's being ...
The Book of Knowledge:The Children's Encyclopedia, Volumes III-IV
(The Grolier Society, 1941)
There are three segments of fables in these volumes, all without illustration and all told in traditional fashion. There are four fables on 1102 and 1186, respectively, and three on 1342.
Fabulas Ganadoras Certamen Fabula Bestiaria.
(Recinto Universitario de MayaguezRecinto Universitario de Mayagüez, 1990)
Five Spanish stories (which I have not read) and six English (which I have). The latter represent a nice spread of imaginative animal tales. Gaarbon the Poet (21) features a frog who wants to see the world and does. ...