Twelve Fables by Aesop
. Denise Gallagher . Lafayette, LA
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This is a delightful little (3½" x 5") two-stapled pamphlet of 28 pages. Each left-hand page has an illustration featuring two colors, one olive-tan and the other a deeper green. Each right-hand page has a prose text of the Aesopic fable. The booklet is clearly made with loving care and great imagination. The contrasting colors are used unusually well in, for example, "The Fisher and the Little Fish." My prize goes to MM, both for her voluminous skirt and for the swirl of the pail's falling milk. The latter echoes the former! I am happy to see "The Dancing Monkeys" and "The Ant and the Chrysalis" included, since they seldom are. Lovely!