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(Longmans Green and co.,, 1909)
This book changes the greedy dog with meat or a bone into a crane with a fish. Other fables here are The Crows and the Doves and The Farmer and the Nuts. It is in poor condition.
(Laidlaw Brothers: Doubleday & Company, 1960)
This third printing has a new copyright (1966) and a non-pictorial cover different from the LM cover of my copy of the edition copyrighted in 1960. Laidlaw is now a division of Doubleday & Company. See my comments there.
Oral and Written English: Primary Book.
(Ginn and Company, 1921)
This classroom book uses four fables to teach lessons from storytelling to paragraph organization: GA (15), Two Goats (168), Trying to Please Everybody (208), and SW (221). There are two pages of colored pictures ...
Columbus Series: Fourth Reading Book.
(Schwartz Kirwin & Fauss,, 1901)
So Catholic a book! Boutet de Monvel's illustrations in black-and-white set off the four traditionally told fables: TH (64); The Fox and the Goat (94); WS (117); and MSA (203). There are stories on St. Dominic and the rosary.
The New Franklin Third Reader
(Sheldon & Company, 1886)
Simple old kids' reder with two fables unillustrated: SW (79) and TH (103).
Drittes Lesebuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Schulen.
(Concordia Publishing House, 1910)
A remarkable little book. Lots of fables in its first part and a reading (86) on the meaning of fables. No illustrations for these. A nice verse rendition of MM (31). Further sections explore nature, history, geography, ...
A Spanish Reader
(Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920)
Before the second and third parts of this reader go on to Latin America and to Spanish literature, respectively, its first part presents some easily readible segments, among which are three Aesopic fables: El burro y la ...
Little Dramas for Primary Grades
(American Book Company, 1913)
Ten or eleven very simple fable plays, including one each from Africa, Japan, and the Orient. FC (40) is hardly longer as a play than as a fable.
Little Plays for Little People
(Ginn and Company, 1910)
Two very simple dramatized fables: TMCM (18) and TH (46). In the former, a boy and a cat set the mice scurrying to a hole. There are great vintage photos of children in the book, but unfortunately none for these two fables.
Happy Times: A Basic First Reader
(California State Department of EducationCalifornia State Dept. of Education, 1954)
This is an earlier edition of my 1962 edition published by Lyons and Carnahan. This edition still lists ©1949 Lyons and Carnahan. This first-grade reader includes one fable, The Donkey and the Dog (179). This version ...