Fables

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Harper Collins, Sep 7, 1983 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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'Short, original fables with fresh, unexpected morals poke subtle fun at human foibles through the antics of animals. . . . The droll illustrations, with tones blended to luminescent shading, are complete and humorous themselves.' -- Association of Library Service to Children, ALA.

 

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

More lessons a la' Aesop - but some are also quite funny. Some aren't advice I would take - but then again the moral of one is "Advice from friends is like the weather. Some of it is good; some of it ... Read full review

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User Review  - ajohns75 - LibraryThing

I'm a big fan of short stories with aspects of wonder and magic, so I found this book to be a great read with great variety. For each of the twenty fables, the author's text occupies one page and ... Read full review

Contents

THE CROCODILE IN THE BEDROOM
THE HEN AND THE APPLE TREE II
MADAME RHINOCEROS AND HER DRESS
THE PELICAN AND THE CRANE 35
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About the author (1983)

Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.

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