Franklin

Fables / written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel.

Author/Creator:
Lobel, Arnold.
Publication:
[New York] : Harper & Row, c1980.
Format/Description:
Book
40 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
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Subjects:
Fables, American.
Children's stories, American.
Childrens subjects:
Animals -- Fiction.
Fables.
Summary:
Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich. 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.
Contents:
The crocodile in the bedroom
The ducks and the fox
King Lion and the beetle
The lobster and the crab
The hen and the apple tree
The baboon's umbrella
The frogs at the rainbow's end
The bear and the crow
The cat and his visions
The ostrich in love
The camel dances
The poor old dog
Madame Rhinoceros and her dress
The bad kangaroo
The pig at the candy store
The elephant and his son
The pelican and the crane
The young rooster
The hippopotamus at dinner
The mouse at the seashore.
Notes:
Caldecott Medal, 1981.
ISBN:
0060239735 :
9780060239732
0060239743 (lib. bdg.) :
9780060239749 (lib. bdg.)
0064430464 (pbk.)
9780064430463 (pbk.)
OCLC:
5829958