Reynard the Fox and Other Fables

Reynard the Fox and Other Fables

William Trowbridge Larned Jean de La Fontaine John Rae / Nov 19, 2019

Reynard the Fox and Other Fables Some folks say Reynard the Fox is a rascal They will tell you he is sly and up to all sorts of tricks He prowls around at night smelling the air with his long nose and listening with his long ears

  • Title: Reynard the Fox and Other Fables
  • Author: William Trowbridge Larned Jean de La Fontaine John Rae
  • ISBN: 9780486781976
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Paperback
  • Some folks say Reynard the Fox is a rascal They will tell you he is sly, and up to all sorts of tricks He prowls around at night, smelling the air with his long nose, and listening with his long ears and when he has done prowling, you may be pretty sure he is not as hungry as when he set out So begins How Reynard the Fox Fooled the Raven, the first of these eighteen Some folks say Reynard the Fox is a rascal They will tell you he is sly, and up to all sorts of tricks He prowls around at night, smelling the air with his long nose, and listening with his long ears and when he has done prowling, you may be pretty sure he is not as hungry as when he set out So begins How Reynard the Fox Fooled the Raven, the first of these eighteen enchanting stories The adventures of Reynard, the great folkloric trickster, along with those of other animals are charmingly adapted by William Trowbridge Larned from Jean de La Fontaine s classic fables Striking color illustrations by artist John Rae enhance The Tortoise and the Hare, Jocko the Monkey and Mouser the Cat, The City Mouse and the Country Mouse, The Grasshopper Goes to the Ant, and other timeless tales.

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    1. 'Reynard the Fox and Other Fables' is a collection of fables from a collection originally published in 1925. This book is a straight reprint, so the stories haven't been modernized. There are also many charming illustrations in this collection.There are thirteen tales, and many are likely familiar. I was less familiar to Reynard the Fox, but he's a trickster who usually manages to get his way. You'll also find the tortoise and the hare, a dog who gets a "ducking" in a pond, Jocko the Monkey and [...]


    2. As a child I always enjoyed reading fables. I thought the stories were fun and interesting. When this edition was available for review, I thought it might be fun to re-read the stories. Fun wasn't quite the right word. I'd somehow managed to forget that fables have morals and I passionately dislike stories that are obvious vehicles for morality. The stories don't seem to have been updated but are told in their original form. The tone is chatty, condescending, sometimes funny, and always moralist [...]


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