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  • Bajki La Fontaine Fables 

    Various (Widnokrag. Piaseczno, Poland, 2015)
    This is a most encouraging book, 8 inches square and presenting eight fables bilingually. As the bilingual editor's note indicates, we have eight young illustrators, each quite particular, chosen by competition. "Huit ...
  • Short Stories from Panchatantra 8 

    No Author (Wonder House: Prakash Books. New Delhi, 2021)
    Here is the eighth of ten 16-page boxed pamphlets, 7¼" x 9⅜". There are ten stories, each with an explicit moral highlighted apart from the story. "The Birds Pick a King" describes a crow's opposition to the appointment ...
  • La Cigale et la Fourmi 

    Jean de La Fontaine, Marc Séassau (Éditions Lito. Champigny-sur-Marne, France, 2010)
    Here is one of four books in a series. The prose adaptation helps the reader to pick up La Fontaine's slant, I believe. The grasshopper spent the summer animating the celebrations of the region. Everyone praised her. ...
  • Short Stories from Panchatantra 5 

    No Author (Wonder House: Prakash Books. New Delhi, 2021)
    Here is the fifth of ten 16-page boxed pamphlets, 7¼" x 9⅜". There are ten stories, each with an explicit moral highlighted apart from the story. The second story is new to me. A sparrow repeatedly urges a monkey to ...
  • Short Stories from Panchatantra 10 

    No Author (Wonder House: Prakash Books. New Delhi, 2021)
    Here is the tenth of ten 16-page boxed pamphlets, 7¼" x 9⅜". There are eleven stories, each with an explicit moral highlighted apart from the story. I continue to enjoy "The Lion Makers." A smart but less educated priest ...
  • Short Stories from Panchatantra 7 

    No Author (Wonder House: Prakash Books. New Delhi, 2021)
    Here is the seventh of ten 16-page boxed pamphlets, 7¼" x 9⅜". There are ten stories, each with an explicit moral highlighted apart from the story. Most haunting here is the story of two doves. The male dove obeys his ...
  • Short Stories from Panchatantra 6 

    No Author (Wonder House: Prakash Books. New Delhi, 2021)
    Here is the sixth of ten 16-page boxed pamphlets, 7¼" x 9⅜". There are ten stories, each with an explicit moral highlighted apart from the story. "The Four Treasure Seekers" has the fourth cursed with a torture -- a ...
  • Short Stories from Panchatantra 9 

    No Author (Wonder House: Prakash Books. New Delhi, 2021)
    Here is the ninth of ten 16-page boxed pamphlets, 7¼" x 9⅜". There are ten stories, each with an explicit moral highlighted apart from the story. The first story does a good job of reducing the long story "The War between ...
  • Enjoy the World's Greatest Fables 

    Mahmoud Ordudari; V.S. Vernon Jones (NA) (Createspace Independent Publishing. 2016)
    The front cover continues "Expand Your English Vocabulary Knowledge Through reading interesting fables." Ordudari offers definitions for up to about a dozen words for each of the forty fables here as they appear in the ...
  • Basak Cocuk (Turkish: Virgo Child) 1986, Number 39 

    Güven, Ahmet (Tcziraat Bank. Istanbul, 1986)
    This is one of thirty Turkish comic books bought as a group. Each features a duochrome inside front cover presenting a fable of Aesop. In this copy, the fable is TMCM. Lively illustrations! Animal sounds are always ...
  • Basak Cocuk (Turkish: Virgo Child) 1986, Number 40 

    Güven, Ahmet (Tcziraat Bank. Istanbul, 1986)
    This is one of thirty Turkish comic books bought as a group. Each features a duochrome inside front cover presenting a fable of Aesop. In this copy, the fable is, I believe, "The Bees Outdo the Drones." Lively illustrations! ...
  • Basak Cocuk (Turkish: Virgo Child) 1986, Number 42 

    Güven, Ahmet (Tcziraat Bank. Istanbul, 1986)
    This is one of thirty Turkish comic books bought as a group. Each features a duochrome inside front cover presenting a fable of Aesop. In this copy, the fable is "The Dungbeetle's Revenge." Lively illustrations!
  • Choix de Fables de La Fontaine, Tome Premier 

    Barboutau, P. (Tsoukidji-Tokio. Tokyo, 1894)
    This book improves upon one already in the collection, bought from De Slegte in Amsterdam in July of 2007 -- this one for less than a fifth of the price of that! It is in better condition, and its colors seem still vibrant. ...
  • Aesop's Kiwi Fables 

    Ching, Ray (David Bateman. Auckland, New Zealand, 2012)
    This sturdy, heavy, well-executed landscape book of about 9½" x 7" combines strong, detailed painting with clever replacement of key players in traditional fables. Good examples are Fables 5 and 6. In Fable 5, a kiwi ...
  • Aesop's Fables: Classics Shared by the World (Chinese) 

    Jinrui, Li (People's Fine Arts Publishing House. Shanghai, 2006)
    The creativity and charm of the abundant artistry in this 232-page paperback raise it well above the common level! I could go on at length about the engaging illustrations. Here I will mention several early examples. ...
  • Aesop's Fables 

    No Author (Gunn & Taylor Pty. Ltd.. Melbourne, 1947)
    "With Bright Colored Pages" marks this as a companion volume to "Fables in Pictures" from the same publisher and in the same size of 9¼" x 14¼". There are only four such "bright colored pages" in the book, as was true of ...
  • The Milkmaid and Her Pail & The Fox and the Goat 

    No Author (Manoj Publications. Delhi, 2018)
    Polly lives on a farm with her mother. Polly loves to daydream. She has a specific dress in mind as she makes her way to market, and she giggles as she imagines the reaction of the preening Susan when she sees Polly in ...
  • Aesop: World's Top Funny Fables (Korean) 

    Sang-bae, Lee (Samsungbooks. Seoul, 2004)
    This is a wildly illustrated collection of 100 fables from many sources. Its bright splashy cover announces a presentation style that includes a melange of elements and off-kilter titles and numbers. The thin paper used ...
  • The Stag and his Reflection & the Goose that Laid Golden Eggs 

    No Author (Manoj Publications. Delhi, 2018)
    The hunter here is a lion. Before the chase, the stag is accompanied by smiling animals. The stag heads for the forest and is almost out of the lion's sight when he is caught not noticing where he is going. "What an ...
  • Fables de La Fontaine 

    Jean de La Fontaine (Éditions Gründ. Paris, 2013)
    Here is a new presentation of a work originally done by Gründ in 2000. A large book 8¼" x 11½" and 586 pages long has been reduced to a book 7" x 8¼" and 349 pages long. The earlier work was complete and divided into La ...

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