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dc.contributor.authorNo Authoren_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T16:51:01Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T16:51:01Z
dc.date.issued1898en_US
dc.identifier.other3847 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/79187
dc.description.abstractThis toy book is unusual in its size, since it is 4¾ x 6; most other toy books that I have seen have been larger. It is also perhaps unusual in having a two-color cover but multi-colored images on each of its eight pages inside. The fables seem to me closest to Hey's fables. That is, they are not really fables but most frequently a conjunction of a dialogue and a reflection. A boy asks a butterfly what it lives on, and the butterfly answers blossom-scent, and sunshine fair. The poetry suffers from needing to repeat sentence subjects: The cow she said nothing in reply. The last story comes closest to being a fable. A boy asks a goat why he has a beard and horns. The child tests the goat's answer by pulling his beard, and learns to stop doing that by experiencing the goat's horns!en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityRetold by Dandien_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherMcLoughlin Brothersen_US
dc.subject.lccPZ8.3.P598 1898en_US
dc.titlePicture Fablesen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationNYen_US
dc.publisher.locationNew Yorken_US
dc.url.link1http://creighton-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=search&ct=search&initialSearch=true&mode=Basic&tab=default_tab&indx=1&dum=true&srt=rank&vid=01CRU&frbg=&tb=t&vl%28freeText0%29=991003804919702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationRiverow Bookshop, Owego, NY, through Interlocen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $40.00en_US
dc.date.acquired1998-08en_US
dc.date.printed1898?en_US
dc.subject.local1Toy booken_US
dc.title.seriesMother's Seriesen_US
dc.time.yr1898?


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