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    • Klassicheskaya Basnya (Classic Fables) (Russian): Aesop, LaFontaine, Krylov, Tolsmou, Muhalkov 

      Aesop; Krylov, Ivan Andreevich,; La Fontaine, Jean de; Mikhalkov, Sergeĭ; Tolstoy, Leo, (Strekosa PressStrekoza-Press. Moscow, 2004)
      Here is a medium-format book (5½ x 8), with a good selection from each of its five contributing fabulists: thirteen fables come from Aesop, fifteen from LaFontaine, twenty from Krylov, fifteen from Tolstoy, and twenty-five ...
    • Knaurs grosses Buch der Fabeln 

      Grandville, J. J; Uther, Hans-Jörg (Area Verlag. Erfstadt, GermanyErftstadt, 2007)
      The Germans continue to create impressive large collections of fables. This volume of 511 pages has at the back a register of authors and where their works can be found. This register also serves as a T of C. The afterword ...
    • Le Liévre [sic] et la Tortuë Mis en Fable par Différens Auteurs 

      Aesop; La Fontaine, Jean de; Luqmān (en l'École Municipale Estienne. Paris, 1914)
      Before writing anything else, I must point out what seems to me a major mistake in this student book. The first four presentations of Lièvre get the accent wrong! Those presentations are on the cover, on the first and ...
    • Le Rossignol, Renard et Autres Fables: Une Chinoiserie pour le XXIe Siècle 

      Gilbert, Textes: Bernard (Éditions Alto et Ex Machina. Quebec, Canada, 2011)
      Here is a quick summary from the website of the publisher Ex Machina: "Extensively illustrated and presenting many new documents, this book recounts the journey taken by Ex Machina’s creative team, from Vietnam to France ...
    • Les Philo-Fables 

      Piquemal, Michel (Albin Michel. Paris, 2003)
      "Amazon's summary is a good start: "Les philo-fables, ce sont des fables simples et riches de sens tirées de la philosophie occidentale, de la mythologie et des sagesses d'Orient. 60 fables accompagnées de questions, de ...
    • Les Philo-Fables pour Vivre Ensemble 

      Piquemal, Michel (Albin Michel Jeunesse. Paris, 2009)
      "A first edition of this work was published by Albin Michel in 2007. This book picks up where "Les Philo-Fables" left off in 2003. Piquemal writes in the preface that that book's effort had had significant success. ...
    • Les Plus Belles Fables des 50 Meilleurs Fabulistes 

      Illberg (Éditions André Bonne. Paris, 1964)
      Here is a 64-page pamphlet offering the fables of so many fabulists! The seller notes that it is scarce. There is a T of C of titles at the end, but the fables are grouped by fabulist. Thus far I cannot perceive the ...
    • Mirovar Kollektziya Basen: World Collection of Fables 

      La Fontaine, Jean de; Mitichkina, M (Mir Knigi Publishing. Moscow, 2005)
      The cover goes on: A Cat, a Ferret and a Rabbit and 21 Other Fables. The forty-eight pages of this children's book present fables of La Fontaine in translations of I.A.Krylov and other famous Russian writers: I.Dmitriev, ...
    • One Hundred Fables with Illustrations/Hundert Fabeln in Wort und Bild/Cent Fables Illustrées 

      Dupuy, Ad; Franke, F; Hedley, J. H (Ackermann & Co.. London, 1839)
      The cover reads One Hundred Fables in English, German & French. Illustrated. The sub-title on the title-page includes A New Edition in Three Languages in all three languages. If this is indeed a copy of the first edition ...
    • Russian Composition Consisting of Anecdotes, Fables, Passages from English Standard Authors, etc. 

      Solomonoff, J (Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.; E.P. Dutton & Co.. London/NYNew York, 1916)
      With vocabulary to each passage and grammatical notes. The book has three independent sections: Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced, all separately paginated, all having separate title-pages, and all dated 1916. The ...
    • Texte zur Geschichte der Altdeutschen Tierfabel 

      Schirokauer, Arno (A. Francke AG. Verlag. Bern, 1952)
      This is 66-page booklet which happens to contain the same number of old German fables. The texts start with the ninth century C.E. and finish in the sixteenth century. The texts are well presented. Each is identified ...
    • Texte zur Geschichte der Altdeutschen Tierfabel 

      In Auswahl Arno Schirokauer (A. Francke AG. Verlag. Bern, 1952)
      Here is an extra copy of this 66-page booklet, which happens to contain the same number of old German fables. The texts start with the ninth century C.E. and finish in the sixteenth century. The texts are well presented. ...
    • Tonic for the Heart in 1000 Bottles, Volume 1 

      SVD, Frank Mihalic, (Pauline Publications. Mumbai, India, 2006)
      Here are the first 350 of the 1000 promised stories. They are decidedly eclectic. I will mention several to give an idea of the spread of topics and approaches. In #33, a woman driving a car pulls over because a car has ...
    • Tonic for the Heart in 1000 Bottles, Volume 2 

      SVD, Frank Mihalic, (Pauline Publications. Mumbai, India, 2006)
      Here are the next 350 of the 1000 promised stories. #446 is a Tony de Mello story stolen from Aesop. A donkey wading through a river with a load of salt frisks around after crossing, delighted to have lost his load. The ...
    • Tonic for the Heart in 1000 Bottles, Volume 3 

      SVD, Frank Mihalic, (Pauline Publications. Mumbai, India, 2007)
      Here are the final 300 of the 1000 promised stories. Aesop shows up early here, in #707. The bee, urged to ask for whatever she wanted by Zeus, asks for the power to kill with her sting anyone who steals her honey. Zeus ...
    • une oeuvre: Fables I, II, III La Fontaine; un thème: l'étrange animal humain Anouilh, Gamarra, Hugo, Prevert… 

      Gaillard, Pol (Hatier. Paris, 1977)
      This looks to me like an edition prepared for advanced students in French secondary education. It offers a stirring variety of examples of fables and they do exemplify the theme "the strange human animal." I presume that ...
    • Usborne Illustrated Fables from Around the World 

      No Author (Usborne Publishing. London, 2016)
      This is a physically heavy, padded-cover, book of 256 pages. The cover illustration features a lavish red dragon and a colorful frog perched on a colorful rock. The eighteen stories listed on the beginning T of C, we are ...
    • Wo Fuchs und Hase sich Gute Nacht sagen: Tiergeschichten und -gedichte 

      Various; texts by Reinhard Michl, Caroline Jacobi, and Petra Albers (Gerstenberg. Hildesheim, Germany, 2002)
      This book is the original version of "Das Hausbuch der Tiergeschichten" in 2012. The format of both covers is slightly different and the place of publication is Belgium and not Germany. Otherwise it may be puzzling why ...
    • Write Your Own Fable 

      Rosinsky, Natalie M (Compass Point Books. Minneapolis, MNMinneapolis, Minn., 2009)
      This 64-page glossy book is one of eighteen offered by Compass Point Books for children in the fifth through seventh grades. I am impressed with its up-to-dateness, its insight into fable, and its approach to writing. ...
    • Write Your Own Fable 

      No Author (Compass Point Books. Minneapolis, MN, 2009)
      Here is an extra copy of this book. This 64-page glossy book is one of eighteen offered by Compass Point Books for children in the fifth through seventh grades. I am impressed with its up-to-dateness, its insight into ...