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The Young and Field Literary Readers: Book Two
Here is the first of t wo extra copies, this one in worn condition. This reader contains many fables, most with one or two simple illustrations of two or three colors: nine from Aesop (43-63), three Hindu (91-105), and ...
(Beckley-Cardy Company, 1926)
Here is an extra copy in poorer condition. A much-marked beginning reader that includes six fables, each with an orange-brown-and-black illustration. Many of them also contain a curious feature, silhouettes as Something ...
(Houghton Mifflin, 1930)
Here is an extra copy not in the spectacular condition of the copy in the collection. This book specializes in turning stories into plays. There are five fables, several with unusual twists. After it is all over, the ...
Read Another Story
(Benj. H. Sanborn & Co., 1939)
This extra copy in less good condition was the property of the state of Texas back from 1947 to 1951 and then became the property of St. Robert's School in Omaha. Among its ten simple stories is MSA (81-91). I was surprised ...
The Bolenius Readers: Fourth Reader
(Houghton Mifflin, 1919)
Here is an extra copy. This fourth reader seems to follow after Happy Days (second) and Door to Bookland (third), both from 1930. Five fables, the first three from Aesop and the last two from Bidpai: The Lark and Her ...
Door to Bookland
(Houghton Mifflin, 1930)
Here is an extra copy in poor condition. Two plays by Augusta Stevenson: TH (20) and The Clever Kid (and two wolves, 230). Minimal illustrations. In the same series as Happy Days (1930).
St. Enda Readers Junior Book
(The Educational Company of Ireland Limited, 1920)
This school reader contains one fable, The Old Tree and the Gardener attributed to Aesop (63). This is a difficult enough fable. The version of it here may not help clarify things. Its hint is to call the gardener rather ...
Of Beasts, Birds and Men: Fables from Three Lands
Here is an extra copy of this book. One part of a Myths, Tales and Legends grouping of reading books by this publisher. Aesop, LaFontaine, and Krilov are mixed together; the book is a fine short collection of typical ...
Studies in Reading: Second Grade
(University Publishing Company, 1918)
Here is an extra copy of this 1929 printing in poor condition. Ten fables are sprinkled along the way, each with a fine blue, orange, and white illustration. The Crows and the Dove (102) usually features the stork and ...
School Reading by Grades: Third Year
(American Book Company, 1897)
There are four fables in this reader. MSA (10) is well told and features a good black-and-white illustration of the donkey swinging crosswise from a pole. TMCM (42) is told in a version very close to Jacobs' and offers ...