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The exploding frog : and other fables from Aesop / retold by John McFarland ; illustrated by James Marshall.

McFarland, John B., 1943- author. (Author). Marshall, James, 1942-1992 illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 0316555762
  • ISBN: 9780316555760
  • ISBN: 0316555770
  • ISBN: 9780316555777
  • ISBN: 0685030857
  • ISBN: 9780685030851
  • Physical Description: 52 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Little, Brown and Company, [1981]

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General Note: Perfect-bound into an illustrated paper cover with title and author and illustrator information printed on the front.
UW Libraries copy is inscribed by the author.
Formatted Contents Note: The monkey and the camel -- The lobster and her daughter -- The crab and her son -- The country mouse and the city mouse -- The cat with the cure -- A wolf in sheep's clothing -- The lion and the mouse -- The goose that laid the golden egg -- Sour grapes -- The kid and the wolf -- The dog in the manger -- The patient and the doctor -- The swollen fox -- Disappointing the vultures -- The wolf's plea -- The mouse and the bull -- The horse's mistake -- The lion's contribution -- The vain jackdaw -- Distinguished ancestors -- Belling the cat -- The hound and the hare -- The swimmer and the wig -- The tortoise and the hare -- The donkey's favorite foods -- The frog's profession -- Crying wolf -- The grasshopper's harvest -- The caged bird and the bat -- The man and the satyr -- The lioness and the vixen -- The fox without a tail -- The crow and the pitcher -- The mole and her mother -- The pig's manners -- The exploding frog.
Summary, etc.: Text and illustrations retell thirty-nine of Aesop's fables.
Subject: Aesop's fables > Adaptations.
Virtue > Juvenile fiction.
Ethics > Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life > Juvenile fiction.
Animals > Juvenile fiction.
Wit and humor, Juvenile.
Children's stories.
Genre: Children's stories > 1981.
Artists' books.
Fables > 1981.
Juvenile literature > 1981.
Artists' books.

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