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Clever Ali

Author: Nancy Farmer; Gail De Marcken
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When seven-year-old Ali's greedy pet steals cherries from the wicked Sultan for whom his father keeps carrier pigeons, Ali is given three days to find 600 new cherries or his father will be thrown into the deep, dark oubliette. Includes facts about carrier pigeons and the sultan on whom this story is based, as well as an excerpt from "In Praise of Books" by al-Jahiz.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Farmer; Gail De Marcken
ISBN: 0439370140 9780439370141
OCLC Number: 61881049
Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Nancy Farmer ; illustrated by Gail De Marcken.

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When seven-year-old Ali's greedy pet steals cherries from the wicked Sultan for whom his father keeps carrier pigeons, Ali is given three days to find 600 new cherries or his father will be thrown into the deep, dark oubliette. Includes facts about carrier pigeons and the sultan on whom this story is based, as well as an excerpt from "In Praise of Books" by al-Jahiz.

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