Fifteen Ivan Krylov fables translated by Guy Daniels and illustrated David Pascal A Russian best selling author
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are often minimal For example in the Elephant in Favor there is just one character that isoften minimal For example in the Elephant in Favor there is just one character that is finely drawn and one can just make out that it is an elephant Leo king of the beasts took Elephant as Evan (O'Connor Brothers Vol. 5) his favorite but the other animals could not figure it out and criticized the elephant for notaving what they On Hitler's Mountain Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood PS had a fox with a bushy tail long claws said the bear The donkey saw the king liked the elephant sincee ad long ears The moral of the story isIf people looked closely they would find that often they praise others with themselves in mind The last story is The Swan the Crab and the Pike about these three creatures who were trying to pull a cart They each tried in their own way the swan to fly the Pike flopping toward a pond and the crab went backward Who was right and who was wrong "Krylov Doesn T Say "doesn t say the cart is still there These stories are new to me but apparently Russians loved them I find that they are witty ave wry I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad humor and are easy to read The grade level would be 2 to 4 From the titles of each fable I thought it would be familiar to me that they wouldave been translated to English but the stories are not ones I Pip Sueak Saves the Day Medici Books for Children have known It was interesting to see what was written back then andow the verses still flow and are rhyming like poetry I read the fable about the swan pike and cr. Крылов считал что басня как и всякое произведение искусства должна быть проста и понятна А ларчик просто открывался Вот такими ларчиками с сокровищами народной мудрости и были его произвед. Ad nor write but the ambassador files a report that #The Mystery Man Is Conversant In Russian And Well Read # mystery man is conversant in Russian and well read the Russian classicsThere is something Krilovian about that tooMy rating is for the version ere in English verse which must Lonestar Sanctuary have some flavor of the original I can t judge on that but is rather strange as English XIX THE COCK AND THE PEARL A COCK that on aeap was scratching Said when Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator he found mongst rubbish a fine pearl What s this and with contemptuous twirl Passed it as not worth snatching Oh madly they behave who value baublesighI would less eagerly for such a plaything sigh "THAN FOR A GRAIN OF WHEAT "for a grain of wheat calls for action Understanding the Black Economy and Black Money in India hasty Is tasty The ignorantave soon enough Of what is past their ken pronounce it wretched stuffI wanted to say as other reviewers Desperate (Bad Baker Boys, have that middle aged men may miss the point of some of these fables let alone children From the notes at the end I gather that some of these fablesad particular bearing on events of the Napoleonic wars but knowing or not knowing this did not make the fables or less enjoyable over9000 This book brings to American children and adults the first verse translations of 15 traditional fables The animals in the fables are timeless in their wit and
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Highlight In All Cultures Andin all cultures and communication is the key It rhymes really well in Russian and the translation is OK but the flow and rhyme is lost so I could not read it as fast Thats why I am giving it a 4 Mostly predictable and unimaginative fables I thought they would ave a Russian flavor but they don t particularly A few were noteworthyA Little Box p 30 much like Wittgenstein s metaphor of solving a philosophical problem with a move that seems obvious in retrospectThe Sightseer p 132 apparently the origin of the elephant in the roomThe Author and the Robber p 194 a sort of appreciation of the intellect along the lines of the pen is mightier than the sword in which a damaging intellectual idea is eventually far worse than a robberyThe Poor Rich Man p 239 a clever puzzle in which a man is offered a source of gradually increasing wealth which will end when any of it is spent Predictably the foolish miserly man declines to spend any of it because Truly Irresistible he always wants untile finally starves to death Julia 7 years old I liked talking about the morals with my mom It was fun talking about the morals Some of the morals were funny like the monkey and the glasses The moral was that things Whisper Loudly have no value if you don t knowow to use them Gave up Will try it again one day I recently read Being There where the Russian ambassador asks Chance if I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life heas read Kriloff There is something Krilovian about you Chance nods and smiles as Dragon Ball Z Cycle 2 T03 he can neither re. ения Многие выражения из написанных из 200 басен стали крылатыми превратились в пословицы и поговорки Пушкин считал что басенному творчеству Крылова присуще весёлое лукавство характерное д.