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More Friends Old and New
(Scott, Foresman, and Co., 1963)
"I have two books of the same title from the same publisher: a Cathedral Edition of 1964 and a standard edition of 1965. This standard edition of 1963 helps to confirm how different the Cathedral Edition is. In fact, the ...
Studies in Reading: Third Grade
(University Publishing Company, 1918)
Twelve fables are sprinkled along the way, each with a fine blue, orange, and white illustration and questions for discussion. The illustrations are in especially good condition. DM (21) is illustrated by a dog standing ...
My Story Book
(World Book Co., 1926)
FG, CP, LM, BC, FC, and TH are among the thirty stories. Wolcott's multi-colored illustrations are nice and in good shape. Maybe the best picture is the first, that of FG.
Classics Old and New: A Series of School Readers: A Second Reader
(University Publishing Company, 1906)
Only SW appears (12) and is labeled as adapted from Aesop. The version is strong on active dialogue and has a good challenge voiced by Mr. Wind: Let us try to take it off. The final comment here is unusual: How pleasant ...
The Heart of Oak Books: Second Book
(D.C. Heath & Co., 1895)
Seven fables are listed as Aesopic and one other is listed as anonymous. The book is in fine condition. There are no independent morals for the fables and no illustrations. Merrill does a good job of illustrating several ...
Holton-Curry Readers: The Second Reader
(Rand McNally & Company, 1914)
Six fables are told. The Cat, the Monkey, and the Chestnuts (13) has the monkey eating the chestnuts while the cat cries from her burns. Why Cats Wash Their Faces After Eating (16) has a caught mouse telling the cat ...
Columbus Series: Fourth Reading Book.
(Schwartz Kirwin & Fauss,, 1901)
So Catholic a book! Boutet de Monvel's illustrations in black-and-white set off the four traditionally told fables: TH (64); The Fox and the Goat (94); WS (117); and MSA (203). There are stories on St. Dominic and the rosary.
The New Franklin Third Reader
(Sheldon & Company, 1886)
Simple old kids' reder with two fables unillustrated: SW (79) and TH (103).
Stepping Stones to Literature: A Third Reader.
(Silver Burdett and Company,, 1897)
This classroom reader has some five Aesopic fables and Emerson's Fable. The Honest Woodman (24) has a black-and-white illustration showing the water fairy. The Old Man and the Donkey (165) has a nice ...
A Spanish Reader
(Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920)
Before the second and third parts of this reader go on to Latin America and to Spanish literature, respectively, its first part presents some easily readible segments, among which are three Aesopic fables: El burro y la ...