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The How and Why Program: Hero Unit
(L.J. Bullard Co., 1930)
Five fables told in traditional fashion are mixed into this book. Only one has an illustration: The Fox and the Goat (309).
The Children's Treasury of Classics
(The Children's Press, 1930)
Rountree's illustrations for the six fables included are excellent, including a color plate for TH which is found in three different editions done by The Children's Press and Collins' Clear-Type Press (1932?). The book ...
Happy Hours in Storyland.
(The SocietyThe University Society, 1970)
Identical with the 1963/68 version of the same book with the same name: why a new copyright? The cover, the title page layout, the location of the publisher, the arrangement of some sections (but apparently not their ...
Happy Hours in Storyland.
(The University Society, 1963)
Sixteen fables of Aesop and a few other fables start off this volume. The editor of these versions is not acknowledged. The illustrations are a third set for Aesop by Kurt Wiese (Favorite Stories, 1942; Jacobs' The Fables ...
Walt Disney's Story Land: 55 Favorite Stories adapted from Walt Disney films
(NY: Golden Press/Racine: Western Publishing Co., 1962)
A happy find before takeoff! GA (64) has an unusual ending: the ants take the grasshopper in and make him sing as his work. He obligingly changes his song. Typical Disney pictures, poorly reproduced. Country Cousin ...
Richard Scarry's Best Story Book Ever
(Golden PressNY: Golden Book/Racine: Western Publishing Company, 1968)
Includes FC, TMCM, and DS, all told by Patricia Scarry. Compare with Country Mouse and City Mouse (1961) and My Nursery Tale Book (1961). A few illustrations are dropped (but not always the same ones that are dropped for ...
(St. Martin's Press, 1982)
Very funny watercolors, often a little off color! There is a very funny mock on FC near the end of the book: the crow has cheeses at various prices on the branches of his tree! Here is a Spanish humorist from a German ...
Stories of Childhood
(The Child's World, Inc., 1968)
DS, LM, MM, GA, The Bundle of Sticks, TH, and SW, all with rather predictable illustrations. A nice selection of songs, poems, and stories otherwise, with mediocre pictures. Compare with the earlier edition (1947) ...
The Family Treasury of Children's Stories.
(Doubleday & Company Inc.,, 1956)
The title page would lead one to believe that this is the same book as that printed under the same title in 1956. But it drops the first 200 pages ( Fairy Tales, Old and New and Fun and Fantasy ) and adds 300 pages ...
The Tall Book of Nursery Tales
(Harper & Row, 1944)
This reprint (which does not admit that it is such) has a different cover and is somewhat sloppily assembled.