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The Open Door: Newson Readers, Book Two.
A standard kids' reader in very good condition. Three fables: TH (60), AD (112), and DM (114). Edna Potter is the illustrator for TH.
Swinton's Third Reader
(Ivison Blakeman, Taylor, and Company,, 1882)
A standard kids' reader with two fables: The Cat and the Fox (45) and AL (210). The stories about dogs include one on 98 that echoes Aesop. Here the dog who is faced with two attackers and the lunch he has dropped ...
Folk Tales from Many Lands
(The University Publishing Company, 1926)
This book carries out an unusual project. All its selections are related to music, with reference to particular musical pieces that can accompany each selection. Aesop's The Boy and the Nightingale is included (25) ...
(Houghton Mifflin[s.n.], 1930)
This book specializes in turning stories into plays. There are five fables, several with unusual twists. After it is all over, the stork brings the fox grapes in a shallow dish (17). The Bundle of Sticks has seven ...
The Elson Readers: Book Two
(Scott, Foresman and Company, 1920)
There is a fable section (38-50) containing five stories, each illustrated with at least one very nice one-colored illustration. In GA, the grasshopper opens discussion during the summer, asking why the ant works so hard. ...
Studies in Reading: Third Grade
(University Publishing Company, 1918)
Twelve fables are sprinkled along the way, each with a fine blue, orange, and white illustration and questions for discussion. The illustrations are in especially good condition. DM (21) is illustrated by a dog standing ...
Child Classics: The Second Reader
This reader, in the same series with another that I have listed under 1909, offers seven fables. Three take only a few lines and are presented almost as page-fillers: GGE (14), DS (43), and FG (58). Two are presented ...
The Children's Own Readers: Book Two
Here is the second reader in a series from which I already have the third reader. This book is in good condition. It has one fable: TH (19), with an illustration by Blance Fisher Laite. After a long time the hare waked ...
Fables from Afar
(Newson & Company, 1910)
Most of these stories are taken from fable sources outside the normal Western tradition, though perhaps a quarter are traditional Aesopic material. My Abracadabra copy has Third Grade pencilled in, and that is about the ...
Choice Literature: Book One for Primary Grades
(Butler Sheldon & Company,, 1898)
Twenty-six fables take up the last sixteen pages of this beginning reader. This telling of The Fox and the Ass (129) forms the perfect setting for O si tacuisses. In The Husbandman and His Sons (129), the husbandman said ...