The Raven and the Fox: Fable by Jean de la Fontaine
La Fontaine, Jean de
. Mulder & Zoon . Amsterdam
PZ8.2.L134 Rav 1955 (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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Here is the English version of a booklet I already have in French from the same publisher and artist and similarly listed under 1955? Like the other books in this series, this book builds off of a fascinating concept: a second, longer story echoes the lesson of the fable. A tinker exploits a rich man who wants to learn to sing. The tinker promises to teach him, but for a steep price. When the rich man is finally poor from his useless singing lessons, the tinker disappears. The art is cute but sometimes anatomically off. The arm of the fox facing the actual fable seems bent in the wrong direction. Mulder on the cover of this version is Mulder & Zoon on the title-page here. Hunnik is not mentioned, but his signature is on each of the four full-page colored illustrations inside the booklet.