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The Wolf and the Lean Dog

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The Wolf and the Lean Dog

by Jean de La Fontaine

Genre: Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Young Audiences
Setting: Fantasy
Format of Original Source: Fable
Recommended Adaptation Length: 10 Minutes

Candidate for Adaptation? Not Reviewed

EXCERPT:

A Troutling, some time since,
Endeavour’d vainly to convince
A hungry fisherman
Of his unfitness for the frying-pan.
The fisherman had reason good–
The troutling did the best he could–
Both argued for their lives.



COMMENTS:

The translation is in verse; a head-start on lyrics.


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