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ISBN 10: 0060239735 / ISBN 13: 9780060239732
Published by Harper & Row, U.S.A., 1980
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Blue cloth boards with gilt lettered spine, a few scuffs but otherwise a very good copy in a price clipped dust jacket with light edge-wear. Bookseller Inventory # 23598

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Title: Fables

Publisher: Harper & Row, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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<p><strong>Winner of the Caldecott Medal</strong></p><p>A pig flying through marshmallow clouds? A camel pirouetting through the desert? Where else could a reader find such marvelous things but in a fable? From the author-illustrator behind beloved <em>Frog and Toad,</em> Arnold Lobel, comes a collection of humorous, silly fables that will delight readers young and old.</p><p>&#x201c;The most remarkable of the author-illustrator&#x2019;s 60-plus bestselling award winners.&#x201d; &#x2014;<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p><p>&#x201c;There is enough cheerful nonsense in Mr. Lobel&#x2019;s fables to endear any child listener.&#x201d; <em>&#x2014;The New York Times</em></p><p>&#x201c;Lobel has come up with a magical addition to an ancient genre of storytelling.&#x201d; &#x2014;<em>Newsweek</em></p>

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<p>'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. </p><p></p>

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