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1. " 2. The fox, hare, and bear are also characters in The Bun: A Tale from Russia. In that story the fox was the one who prevailed. Discuss the differing roles of the characters in this story. 3. The cock is a new character who outsmarts fox. If the cock were in The Bun: A Tale from Russia, what part would he have played? Write another version of The Bun to include him as a character. Brown, Marcia. Once a Mouse: A Fable Cut in Wood. Scribner, 1961. The illustrations for this 1962 winner of the Caldecott Award were created with two- and three-color woodcuts.
From a cat the animal is changed into a dog, and finally a lion. But as a lion the animal displays too much pride and shows that he is ungrateful. Upon learning that the lion is planning to kill him, the hermit changes the lion back into a mouse. 1. Read the story aloud showing the illustrations. A filmstrip/cassette version of this fable is available from Random House/Miller-Brody. 2. Discuss the use of red in the story to focus on the move to and from the point of climax. 3. Examine the shape and flow of the hill in the illustrations.
Caedmon, 1960. Cinderella. Filmstrip. Based on the Walt Disney Motion Picture Cinderella. Walt Disney, 1961. Clark, Ann Nolan. In the Land of Small Dragon. Illustrated by Tony Chen. Viking, 1979. Ehrlich, Amy. Cinderella. Illustrated by Susan Jeffers. Dial, 1985; distributed by Dutton. ______. " In The Random House Book of Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Diane Goode. Introduction by Bruno Bettelheim. Random House, 1985. Page 9 Evans, C. S. Cinderella. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Viking, 1972. Fowkes, John.