The artwork is taken from volumes ranging in date from the 1857 edition illustrated by Charles Henry Bennett to the 1970 volume illustrated by Edward Bawden. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. This collection could become a family treasure. The pungently concise text is uncredited, but is an acceptable alternative to the embroideries fashionable in recent versions. They can still teach readers lessons and that is all that matters. For a child, however, they are short and to the point, and they I read most of these as a child, and I am in the process of reading them to my daughter now, out of the Children's Illustrated Library I don't have this specific version, but I could not find that one to log.
I also like the fact that for each folktale it was only a half of page, making it short and to the point, with a picture on the other side of the page. For generations, these titles and scores of others have been synonymous with the best in the timeless literature of childhood. Even though they are short, they all teach a lesson. This particular collection of fables is nicely done and includes colorful pictures with each fable. The pungently concise text is uncredited, but is an acceptable alternative to the embroideries fashionable in recent versions.
Band 1: Regine Timm, Spiegel kultureller Wandlungen - Band 2: Katalog illustrierter Fabelausgaben 1461-1990. What attracted me to the book was its cover. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Twenty-nine of Aesop's many fine illustrators are represented by the 60 reproductions here, including 17 by Rackham and more modest contributions from artists ranging from Caldecott, Crane, and Lucy Fitch Perkins of twin-book fame to Alexander Calder. Like-New, one tear in dust jacket.
This Aesop collection, edited by Russell Ash and Bernard Higton, presents fifty-three of the classic fables, accompanied by illustrations taken from various Aesop editions of the last 150 years. Lastly, I would definitely use this collection book of folklore tales while with children because like I mentioned earlier there are many classical ones in here that they might enjoy and also there are many in this book that they might not know and I could introduce the children to them, making them interested in one they have never heard of. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. A must for larger folklore collections, as the book will be of special interest to researchers. All the colors are soft which look like it was done in pencil. There are introduction pages before the fables, a source page for the illustrations and an acknowledgment page. The collection bears a decidedly British stamp, and young children may not respond to the remote quality of the illustrations.
Bookseller: , Idaho, United States. For a child, however, they are short and to the point, and they seem to hold my four year old's interest well enough. Vale sempre a pena recordá-las! Here the reader will encounter old favorites, liked The Fox and the Grapes and The Lion and the Mouse, as well as many lesser-known selections like The Piping Fisherman and The Fox and the Masks. It is also much more detailed than the cover. More than 50 fables are each accompanied by at least one illustration from nearly 30 works from Charles Henry Bennett's 1857 version to Edward Bawden's in 1970. It has many tales in the book but my favorite is The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse. The pictures are brilliantly done and it helps the reader understand the fable and the moral because they show what it is about.
The artwork is taken from volumes ranging in date from the 1857 edition illustrated by Charles Henry Bennett to the 1970 volume illustrated by Edward Bawden. The pungently concise text is uncredited, but is an acceptable alternative to the embroideries fashionable in recent versions. The illustrations and color were very detailed and effective and related to the folktale being told. The Lion and the Mouse. These beautiful reproductions will give children an appreciation for art, but they're not to be outdone by the text. In the lavish tradition of Chronicle Books' classic illustrated edition of A Child's Garden of Verses, this delightful selection of Aesop's parables--some of them universally recognizable, others refreshingly unfamiliar--is magnificently complemented by illustrations taken from a variety of antique editions. I like the fact the pictures are different because it makes it more interesting to read since they are not the same.
Fully captioned illustrations, a complete bibliography of sources, and a set of biographical notes on the artists make this stunning compendium an ideal gift for any child as well as a valutable companion for collectors of fine illustrated books. The plot and themes are classic and children will not only enjoy the individual stories, but they may learn something too! The lines are thin and very detailed. Ausstellung aus Beständen der Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel und der Sammlung Dr. They are at that age where they want everything that is cool because they think it will make them cool. The Lion and the Mouse. Either way, these fables continue to be developed and adapted to each author's style. Aesop's Fables Aesop's Fables: A Classic Illustrated Edition, compiled by Russell Ash and Bernard Higton.
As is the case with all fables, animals talk and lessons are learned. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. A notably handsome edition, especially useful for its well-chosen sampling of art, with handy access through an illustrators' index. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. The book contains a collection of various fables which can be enjoyed by children of various ages.