Humor Carryl, Guy Wetmore: Fables for the Frivolous (illus). v1. 12 Jan 2021
#1  GrannyGrump 01-12-2021, 12:44 AM
Fables for the Frivolous
By Guy Wetmore Carryl (1873-1904)
Illustrations by Peter Newell (1862–1924)

A collection of parodies in verse of Jean de la Fontaine’s 17th-century fables (many of which were based on Aesop’s fables and other familiar stories).

Guy Wetmore Carryl (4 March 1873 – 1 April 1904) was an American humorist and poet. He worked for Munsey’s and Harper’s magazines, and contrbuted short stories, articles, and poetry to numerous other magazines as well. His best known works are the humorous poems that parody Aesop’s Fables, Mother Goose, and Grimm’s Fairy Tales.

First published in 1898. This book is in the public domain in countries where copyright is “Life+90” or less, and in the USA.
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