Puppets

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1990 Frog puppet with attached Aesop's fable "Is There A Doctor In the Pond?" "Folktails" series by Folkmanis, Inc., Emeryville, CA 94608. Made in Korea. Gift of Margaret Carlson Lytton, Christmas, '90.

1991 Pig puppet with attached Aesop's fable "The Pig and the Sheep." "Folktails" series by Folkmanis, Inc., Emeryville, CA 94608. Made in Korea. Gift of John and Susan Carlson, Christmas, 1991.

1992 Grasshopper puppet with attached Aesop's fable "The Grasshopper and the Ants." "Folktails" series by Folkmanis, Inc., Emeryville, CA 94608. Made in Korea.

The version attached to this delightful little fellow has the ants answering at the end of the fable: "If you were foolish enough to sing all summer, then you will have to go to bed without any supper in the winter." I have never seen that ending before.

1993 Lamb Chop puppet. Part of a set including wrapping paper, a greeting card, Lamb Chop's Fables, Lamb Chop's "Sing-Along, Play-Along" cassette, and Lamb Chop's "Jump into the Story" videotape. 1993 Shari Lewis Enterprises, Inc. The set cost $39.95 from Time/Life, Inc., Oct., '93. Extra with Lamb Chop's Fables: You Can Do It, Lamb Chop! (1994), $5.37 from Cheapybooks.com, April, '99.