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Aesop's fables / [illustrated by] Jacob Lawrence.

Aesop (Added Author). Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000 (Added Author).

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  • 5 out of 6 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Oconee Regional Library System. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Laurens County Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0295976411 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780295976419 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 55 p. : ill ; c27 cm.
  • Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, c1997.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Contains 23 fables, the full complement of Lawrence's illustrations, 18 of which were originally published by Windmill Books in 1970.
The Lion and Other Beasts Go Hunting -- The Lioness -- The Fox and the Goat -- The Birds, the Beasts, and the Bat -- The Council of Mice -- The Monkey and the Camel -- The Ant and the Grasshopper -- The Fox and the Crow -- The Ass and the Grasshoppers -- The Lion and the Three Bulls -- The Hares and the Frogs -- The Dog and the Bone -- The Angler and the Little Fish -- The Porcupine and the Snakes -- The Donkey in Lion's Skin -- The Thief and the Dog -- The Raven and the Swan -- The Bull and the Goat -- The Bundle of Sticks -- The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing -- The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle -- The Two Frogs -- The Tortoise and the Hare.
Summary, etc.:
Originally published in 1970, an edition of Aesop's unsparing morality tales features expressive pen-and-ink illustrations by a renowned African-American artist, including five that were left out of the original edition. UP.
Subject: Fables, Greek > Adaptations.
Fables, Greek > Illustrations.

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