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Selected fables for children
Author - Jean de La Fontaine
Illustrator - M. B. de Monvel

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Summary
Twenty-six famous fables written by La Fontaine. Even if you do not know French you will recognize the story about the hare and the tortoise.
 
Publication Date
[1888]
 
Languages
French
 
Contributor
Library of Congress - United States
 
Publisher
E. Plon, Nourrit and Cie - France
 
Notes
From Rare Books Collection. These fables were inspired by the Aesop fables, but written at the time of King Louis XIV to discretely make fun of the king's court. Most French children know the most famous of these fables by heart.
 

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