. Doubleday , Garden City Books . Garden City, N.Y. ,
PZ8.2.A254 Har 1954 (Carlson Fable Collection, BIC bldg)
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Large and not very impressive pastels. I have at least three different versions of this book, based on criteria of price, dust-jacket back flaps, cover design, and binding. This second version had an original price of $3.25, whereas the first version cost only $2.50. Unfortunately, several of my extra copies have the price on the front dust-jacket flap cut off. The back dust-jacket flap of this copy lists Tony Palazzo's other wonderful picture books. Its cover material matches its dust-jacket: boxes containing each a colored image of an animal head. There is a nice listing of morals on 92-3. The morals with the stories are curiously explanatory: People say such-and-such when they mean…. Here is a standard book that it took me a long time to find the first time!