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Fables for our time and famous poems : illustrated

Author: James Thurber
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Blue Ribbon Books, 1943.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
Fables for our time and famous poems.
Garden City, N.Y. : Blue Ribbon Books, 1943
(OCoLC)654912673
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Thurber
OCLC Number: 3766905
Notes: " ... originally appeared in the New Yorker."--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 124 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Mouse who went to the country --
Little girl and the wolf --
Two turkeys --
Tiger who understood people --
Fairly intelligent fly --
Lion who wanted to zoom --
Very proper gander --
Moth and the star --
Shrike and the chipmunks --
Seal who became famous --
Hunter and the elephant --
Scotty who knew too much --
Bear who let it alone --
Owl who was god --
Sheep in wolf's clothing --
Stork who married a dumb wife --
Green isle in the sea --
Crow and the oriole --
Elephant who challenged the world --
Birds and the foxes --
Courtship of Arthur and Al --
Hen who wouldn't fly --
Glass in the field --
Tortoise and the hare --
Patient bloodhound --
Unicorn in the garden --
Rabbits who caused all the trouble --
Hen and the heavens --
Excelsior / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Sands o' Dee / Charles Kingsley --
Lochinvar / Sir Walter Scott --
Locksley Hall / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
"Oh when I was ..." / A.E. Housman --
Curfew must not ring to-night / Rose Hartwick Thoerpe --
Barbara Frietchie / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Glove and the lions / Leigh Hunt --
Ben Bolt / Thomas Dunn English.
Responsibility: by James Thurber.

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