Book design and illustration by Triska Paul
. Jostens Learning Corporation . San Diego
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Here is a supersized version of a book I had found earlier. This version is 16" by 16". Yes, it is quite large! This book is in an unusual almost-square format. It contains three fables (BW, CP, and TH) with pleasant and lively colored illustrations. The illustrations include good statements coming out of characters' mouths and written on their banners. Perhaps the best illustration has the townsfolk glaring at the joker shepherd boy on the page of his second "trick." CP has an unusual moral: "Never give up. There's always a way." Text ©1965 Western Publishing Company. At the same time as I found this copy on eBay, I found good copies of the smaller version and two copies of LM in the same style but small. This edition is unusual for its times, I believe, in that it proclaims that it is printed on recycled paper. The paper for the title-pages is thinner. The picture pages' paper is quite substantial.