THE LION AND THE RAT: A Fable by La Fontaine by
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THE LION AND THE RAT: A Fable by La Fontaine

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The rat (a mouse in most versions of the fable), the lion, and other creatures of the jungle are painted by the artist in an exciting, effective style. Mr. Wildsmith, who is unafraid of vivid color, has created vibrant pictures on every page-- all are well-placed double spreads. Compared to the growing number of gently pastelled pictures and ""quiet"" tales, this book is a visual treat that will pleasantly startle a young audience. The text is simple and the import of the fable has not been weakened in any way.

Pub Date: Feb. 15th, 1964
Publisher: Watts