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Fables amères de tout petits riens
(Vents d'Ouest, 2010)
"The back of this book of graphic short stories -- short stories presented in pictures with short dialogue -- has this short but accurate description: "…incidents dérisoires, broutilles ordinaires, terribles futilités…" ...
Fables sous rêve (1960-1970)
"Oops! This book seems to have the form of a journal. A casual glance does not find more than a metaphorical sense to "fable" here. I keep it in the collection to warn off the next collector!"
Peace Tales: World Folktales to Talk About
(Linnet Books: The Shoe String Press, Inc., 1992)
"This book works for peacemaking by telling stories and asking readers to think and talk about them. There is probably something fable-like in each of the 37 stories. I notice eight that are more properly fables. They ...
One Hundred More Wisdom Stories
(Lion Hudson, 2013)
"This book presents one hundred numbered short wisdom stories. I am a bit surprised to find only two fables among them, but perhaps that discovery confirms my sense that parables probe our depths while fables challenge ...
Jean de La Fontaine dans l'univers des arts: Richesses inconnues et inédites du Musée Jean de La Fontaine à Château-Thierry
(Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, 1991)
"This booklet of some 92 pages gives first a history of the La Fontaine Museum in Château-Thierry, secondly of the house in which Jean de La Fontaine was born and raised, and thirdly of La Fontaine's place overall in the ...
Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibet.
(Tuttle Publishing, 1962)
"Twenty-four years ago I found a first paperback printing of this book from 1989. Now I have found a 2000 fifth printing of the original 1962 hardbound edition. The book is printed now in Singapore and the publisher is ...
(Verlag für Jugend und Volk, 1969)
"What does one make of a fable book that includes "Daphne auf der Flucht"; "Das Huhn, das nicht gegrillt wurde"; and "Bericht des Walfisches über Jonas"? I do not know! These sound provocative and creative. The texts ...
Esop Basni: Mythoi Aisopeioi
(Jantarniy Skaz, 1999)
"It has been fun digging into this very small (3½" x 4") but sturdy book. Gasparov's translations have already found a place once in this collection, in a 2003 edition by Eksmo with the illustrations of Rackham. Here the ...
Tales of Silliness: Retold Timeless Classics
(Perfection Learning, 1999)
"This 63-page pamphlet offers "The Six Sillies"; "Blockhead Hans"; "Lazy Jack"; and two versions of "The Emperor's New Clothes." The first version is a standard narration of the story, which avoids giving the emperor ...
Animal Tales 3
(Protea Book House, 2012)
"Here are spicy stories from South Africa. I have read the first half dozen. Though they are told with fine literary flair, these stories use -- and sometimes combine -- basic fable tropes. Thus the first story is about ...