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My Fun with Learning 1: Great Stories from World Literature.
There are five fables on 12-16. Polseno does the art for them. GGE has an unusual approach: the killing happens because the husband wants to find out which goose has the golden eggs inside, so ends up killing all the ...
Little People™ Big Book About Animals
(Time-Life BooksTime-Life for Children, 1989)
A wildly varied collection of stories, poems, games, and reports. TH gets five pages (20-24). The two live together and are the opposite in everything. Tortoise's constant retort is Slow and steady does this and that ...
John Martin's Big Book for Young People, Volume 7
(Collier and Son, 1919)
Among my favorite kids' books. What a potpourri of stuff! Often delightfully illustrated. Each volume has from two to seven copyrights. One Aesop's fable per volume (except for Volume 4) by various writers and illustrators. ...
Young Folk's Mammoth Story Book
(Goldsmith Publishing Co., 1925)
A fascinating book, sold in Indianapolis and given as a gift. There is a list of contents at the front but no page numbers. There are no Aesop illustrations, but the morals of the ten stories are fascinating, especially ...
(Merrill Publishing Company, 1943)
A large-format, clothlike book that includes two fables: Elephant and the Whale (in which the rabbit proves to each that he is stronger) and Rabbit and the Porcupine. The presentation makes the stories cute both ...
The Illustrated Treasury of Children's Literature
(Grosset & Dunlap, 1955)
A real steal. This is a huge collection of material, with delightful illustrations. Aesop is featured in three different sections, with illustrations from Billinghurst, Artzybasheff, and Kredel. A treasure of a book. ...
The Home University Bookshelf.
(University Society, 1927)
Fables of Aesop are on 364-88. Some curious tellings: the monkey seizes the cat's paws and makes her grab the hot nuts, and the moral of FG is Disappointment may be lightened by philosophy, even if the latter is wrong. ...
Book Trails for Baby Feet, Volumes 1-2
(Shepard and Lawrence, 1928)
This book has a dark blue cover. It seems to be a combination of the first two volumes in my red-covered set from Antiques And... in Hastings. This full book is in very poor condition, with many sections missing. See ...
Book Trails through the Wildwood, Volumes 1-2
(Shepard and Lawrence, 1928)
This book has a dark blue cover. It seems to be a combination of the third and fourth volumes in my red-covered set from Antiques And... in Hastings. This full book is in poor condition. See both individual-volume comments.
Juvenile Mammoth Story Book
(Goldsmith Publishing Co., 1927)
The section on Aesop's Fables is one of twelve. No T of C, index, or page numbers. Twelve fables, most with coarse illustrations. The last (The Greedy Fox) is a play for one person on getting into and out of the field ...