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(Platt & Munk: Grosset & Dunlap, 1970)
A soft book for kids that cheats by putting in TMCM. Both illustrations for that are good.
Demi's Reflective Fables
(Grosset & Dunlap, 1988)
A lovely book of thirteen ancient Chinese fables, which happens to include one usually told as an Aesopic fable: The Bat and the Weasels. The book's special approach is reflection: a mirror on the flyleaf lets a reader ...
The Fox Book
(Frederick Warne, 1971)
This is a forty-eight page children's book in a series (whose name seems not to appear on the book) on various animals. See the companion The Owl Book (1970). Amid some lovely illustrations, we get all sorts of stories ...
My Book of Fairy Tales and Fables
(Brown Watson, 1978)
Two fables among the twenty-three stories here. The hare and the tortoise (77) first talk of a race to the end of the world, but settle on a nearby tree trunk as a goal. The hare sleeps before he even takes a step! ...
Once Upon a Time
(Harper & Row, 1976)
Very lively and engaging illustrations mark the two Aesopic fables included in the six stories here. Both BC and FS are carried out at some length. The pictures help with the words before the story starts.
Tales, Talk, and Tomfoolery: A Collection of Folklore
(Scholastic Book Services, 1975)
A wild and varied book meant perhaps for pupils in junior high school. The book contains folktales, songs, tricks, games, crazy pictures and cartoons, and black-and-white illustrations. Besides two fables from India and ...
The World Treasury of Children's Literature.
(Little Brown,, 1984)
One of the loveliest and most comprehensive kids' books I know. Early in the first volume, eight Aesop's fables are presented and one Russian fable, The Fox and the Crane. The versions are from Jacobs and Daly. The ...
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).
Up One Pair of Stairs of My Book House
(The Book House for Children, 1920)
Yet one more edition of a nice book, this one with a white cover. Some of the black-and-white illustrations of the edition of 1920/63 are colored here, like that on 93.
Fun with Folktales
(Scholastic Book Services, 1972)
The last five pages of this thirty-two-page pamphlet are given to describing fables, presenting one (SW, told in the incorrect version) and recommending others for puppet shows.