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Age 4+
Grade PK-3

Walter Jerrold, Charles Robinson

The Big Book of Fables

Hardcover (Calla Editions July 17, 2019)
A magnificent treasury of popular fables, this rare compilation offers a bounty of delightful images by artist and engraver Charles Robinson, a premier Golden Age illustrator. Black-and-white line art appears on nearly every page of this hardcover volume, in addition to 28 plates of full- and two-color images. Decorative initials and borders, hand lettering, silhouettes, and other ornaments embellish renderings of more than 140 fables, some expressed in simple, direct language and others rendered in charming verse. Includes such familiar tales as "The Fox and the Grapes," "A City Mouse and a Country Mouse," and "The Dog in a Manger," as well as lesser-known stories.
Calla Editions
160660127X / 9781606601273
54.4 oz.
7.0 x 1.4 in.

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