135 illustrations

The Dog in the Manger.

Aesop

The Dog in the Manger.

Bajjerkeit.

Animal Alphabet B

Bajjerkeit.

Rhinoceros

Animal Alphabet R

Rhinoceros

A lion, rabbit, hawk, all gather around the tree for a meeting held by the owl.

Animals Gathering

A lion, rabbit, hawk, all gather around the tree for a meeting held by the owl.

An illustration of a hen, cat, dog and horse standing on top of one another to see into a window.

Animals Looking Through Window

An illustration of a hen, cat, dog and horse standing on top of one another to see into a window.

An antelop sitting with a woman

Antelope

An antelop sitting with a woman

Scene from the story, "The Bear and the Skrattel."

Bear and Skrattel

Scene from the story, "The Bear and the Skrattel."

An illustration of a bear dressed in shirt and pants with a giraffe and monkey watching.

Bear Dressed in Shirt & Pants with Giraffe & Monkey

An illustration of a bear dressed in shirt and pants with a giraffe and monkey watching.

A scene from the story, <em>Billy's Had A Lesson</em>.

Billy's Had A Lesson

A scene from the story, Billy's Had A Lesson.

A scene from the story, <em>Billy's Had A Lesson</em>.

Billy's Had A Lesson

A scene from the story, Billy's Had A Lesson.

Bull tolling the bell, from a nursery rhyme.

Bull

Bull tolling the bell, from a nursery rhyme.

An illustration of two bulls disrupting a group of people eating dinner.

Bulls Disrupting Dinner

An illustration of two bulls disrupting a group of people eating dinner.

A chimera, a legendary animal found in Homer's epic novels.

Chimera

A chimera, a legendary animal found in Homer's epic novels.

The Annual Excursion of the Congo Fishing Club.Chorus of members :&mdash; "Hey, there, in the stern! Trim the boat!"

Congo Fishing Club Annual Excursion 1

The Annual Excursion of the Congo Fishing Club. Chorus of members :— "Hey, there, in the stern!…

The Annual Excursion of the Congo Fishing Club.The thick-skinned member :&mdash; "Beg pardon, were you speaking to me?"

Congo Fishing Club Annual Excursion 2

The Annual Excursion of the Congo Fishing Club. The thick-skinned member :— "Beg pardon, were…

A cow sticking his head out of a barn window and eating potted flowers.

Cow Eating Flowers

A cow sticking his head out of a barn window and eating potted flowers.

A scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Death and Burial of Robin."

The Death and Burial of Robin

A scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Death and Burial of Robin."

A scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Death and Burial of Robin."

The Death and Burial of Robin

A scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Death and Burial of Robin."

Scene from "The Dog and the Donkey."

Dog and the Donkey

Scene from "The Dog and the Donkey."

A donkey hee-hawing.

Donkey

A donkey hee-hawing.

A donkey running out of the barn.

Donkey Running Away

A donkey running out of the barn.

Farm animals from a nursery rhyme

Farm Animals

Farm animals from a nursery rhyme

Excitement among the animals as Mr. Elephant tries to get aboard.

A Flood in the Congo Valley

Excitement among the animals as Mr. Elephant tries to get aboard.

Scene from the story, "The Fox's Brush."

Fox's Brush

Scene from the story, "The Fox's Brush."

Scene from the story, "The Fox's Brush."

Fox's Brush

Scene from the story, "The Fox's Brush."

Gerda on the reindeer, from "The Snow Queen."

Gerda and the Reindeer

Gerda on the reindeer, from "The Snow Queen."

A Gnu, dressed up.

Gnu

A Gnu, dressed up.

Scene from the story, "The Animals and the Mirror."

Goat and Mirror

Scene from the story, "The Animals and the Mirror."

Scene from the story, "The Hare and the Hedgehog."

Hare and Hedgehog

Scene from the story, "The Hare and the Hedgehog."

A hedgehog greets a snobby hare.

Hedgehog and Hare

A hedgehog greets a snobby hare.

Two hedgehogs greet each other.

Hedgehog Couple

Two hedgehogs greet each other.

"Hey diddle diddle,The cat and the fiddle,The cow jumped over the moon."

Hey Diddle Diddle

"Hey diddle diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon."

"The little dog laughed to see such sport.And the dish ran away with the spoon."

Hey Diddle Diddle

"The little dog laughed to see such sport. And the dish ran away with the spoon."

A Hippopotamus, dancing.

Hippopotamus

A Hippopotamus, dancing.

Gulliver at six inches with farm animals, compared to a giant's foot.

Six inch man and horse

Gulliver at six inches with farm animals, compared to a giant's foot.

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The House that Jack Built."

House that Jack Built

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The House that Jack Built."

This is the Cow with the crumpled horn, that tossed the Dog, that worried the Cat, that killed the Rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built.

House the Jack Built—Cow

This is the Cow with the crumpled horn, that tossed the Dog, that worried the Cat, that killed the Rat,…

A scene from the story, <em>How The Animals Went To Sea</em>.

How The Animals Went To Sea

A scene from the story, How The Animals Went To Sea.

A scene from the story, <em>How The Animals Went To Sea</em>.

How The Animals Went To Sea

A scene from the story, How The Animals Went To Sea.

Image from the story, <em>How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin.</em>

How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

Image from the story, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin.

Image from the story, <em>How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin.</em>

How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

Image from the story, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin.

An Ibex, sitting down.

Ibex

An Ibex, sitting down.

A kitten watching a cow.

Kitten and Cow

A kitten watching a cow.

A scene from the story, <em>The Labors of Hercules</em>.

The Labors of Hercules

A scene from the story, The Labors of Hercules.

A scene from the story, <em>The Little Lombard Sentinel</em>.

Little Lombard Sentinel

A scene from the story, The Little Lombard Sentinel.

A scene from Lorna Doone, by Richard Doddridge Blackmore where John Ridd rides the mare, Winnie.

Lorna Doone

A scene from Lorna Doone, by Richard Doddridge Blackmore where John Ridd rides the mare, Winnie.

A scene from the story, <em>The Magic Horse</em> from <em>Arabian Nights</em>.

The Magic Horse

A scene from the story, The Magic Horse from Arabian Nights.

A scene from the story, <em>The Magic Horse</em> from <em>Arabian Nights</em>.

The Magic Horse

A scene from the story, The Magic Horse from Arabian Nights.

A scene from the story, <em>The Magic Horse</em> from <em>Arabian Nights</em>.

The Magic Horse

A scene from the story, The Magic Horse from Arabian Nights.

A scene from the story, <em>The Magic Horse</em> from <em>Arabian Nights</em>.

The Magic Horse

A scene from the story, The Magic Horse from Arabian Nights.