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Aesop's Fables (Dover Children's Classics) epub

by Arthur Rackham,V. S. Vernon Jones,G. K. Chesterton


Aesop's Fables (Dover Children's Classics) epub

ISBN: 048647254X

ISBN13: 978-0486472546

Author: Arthur Rackham,V. S. Vernon Jones,G. K. Chesterton

Category: For Children

Subcategory: Fairy Tales Folk Tales & Myths

Language: English

Publisher: Dover Publications; Reprint edition (November 18, 2009)

Pages: 288 pages

ePUB book: 1133 kb

FB2 book: 1621 kb

Rating: 4.5

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Series: Dover Children's Classics. Paperback: 288 pages. Beautiful illustrations in a comprehensive volume, well done again Dover Books! . Chesterton's forward is excellent, a good read.

Series: Dover Children's Classics. Includes all the fables I have been looking forward to reading this year.

Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was born in London and worked in an Insurance office to pay for evening classes at. .

Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was born in London and worked in an Insurance office to pay for evening classes at the Lambeth School for Art. After his drawings were published in Punch, the English humor magazine, Rackham became well known for his distinctive, richly detailed illustrations for such classics as Gulliver's Travels, Mother Goose, The Fairy Tales of Grimm, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, Aesop's Fables, and The Wind in the Willows. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England, in 1874.

Illustrator Arthur Rackham lends his distinct humour and romanticism to these enchanting and enduring . Aesop's Fables Dover Children's Classics Series.

Illustrator Arthur Rackham lends his distinct humour and romanticism to these enchanting and enduring morality tales. He began his education at St Paul's School, and later went on to study art at the Slade School, and literature at University College in London. Chesterton wrote a great deal of poetry, as well as works of social and literary criticism. Aesop, Arthur Rackham, V. S. Vernon Jones, G. K. Chesterton. Издание: иллюстрированное, перепечатанное.

Автор: Aesop Название: Aesop& Fables: A New Translation By V. Vernon Jones . Perfect for daily journaling or drafting the next classic, this homage to Aesop's work adds an element of excitement to any writing project.

Perfect for daily journaling or drafting the next classic, this homage to Aesop's work adds an element of excitement to any writing project.

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Aesop's Fables; a new translation - Arthur Rackham. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Aesop's Fables, by Aesop. By. V. With an introduction. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. G.

An illuminating Introduction by G. Chesterton complements V. Vernon Jones's sprightly, concise, and idiomatic translation. For ages 6-8. Format Paperback 288 pages. Dimensions 139 x 203 x 1. 4mm 47. 7g. Publication date 18 Nov 2009. Publisher Dover Publications Inc. Publication City/Country New York, United States.

Dover Children's Thrift Classics. More Children's Literature. Children's Picture Books and Board Books. By: G. Chesterton, Arthur Rackham, V. His thirteen full-color and fifty-three black-and-white images lend a perfect blend of humor and romanticism to the timeless fables. An illuminating Introduction by G.

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by Aesop (Author), G K Chesterton (Introduction), V S Vernon Jones (Translator) & 0 more. I have been enjoying reading the fables which I hadn't read since I was a child, as now I am better able to appreciate the morals. 57 people found this helpful. Books Literature & Fiction Classics. Books Teen & Young Adult.

Aesop's Fables illustrated by Arthur Rackham, translated by . Vernon Jones with an introduction by . Plates include The Crab and His Mother, The Quack Frog, The Trees and the Axe, Venus and the Cat and more.

Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, and don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs! These simple allegories — abounding in paradoxes, ambiguities, and ironies — embody great truths. Attributed to a legendary storyteller of ancient Greece, they speak to readers and listeners of all ages and cultures.This enchanting edition of Aesop's morality tales features illustrations by Arthur Rackham. His thirteen full-color and fifty-three black-and-white images lend a perfect blend of humor and romanticism to the timeless fables. An illuminating Introduction by G. K. Chesterton complements V. S. Vernon Jones's sprightly, concise, and idiomatic translation.
Beautiful illustrations in a comprehensive volume, well done again Dover Books! G.K. Chesterton's forward is excellent, a good read. Includes all the fables I have been looking forward to reading this year.
I like the fact that the fables are not modernized, but are instead closer to the original telling. I was very disappointed, however, that each fable was not illustrated. Rackham's illustrations are the main reason I purchased the book.