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Solomon and the ant : and other Jewish folktales

Author: Sheldon Oberman; Peninnah Schram
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A chronologically arranged collection of more than forty Jewish folktales with commentary, including "The Seven Questions of Alexander the Great," "A Special Way of Thinking," and "Which One Was Blind?"
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon Oberman; Peninnah Schram
ISBN: 1590783077 9781590783078
OCLC Number: 61229578
Description: 165 p. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Solomon and the ant --
The smell of money --
The starling's answer --
Solomon's ring of wisdom --
Enough --
Golden plates --
The seven questions of Alexander the Great --
Who knows? --
The special ingredient --
A special way of thinking --
The magic seed --
The true jewel of their father --
The worst poison --
The inquisitor's test --
The wisdom of a bird --
The wound that did not heal --
The mouse that went looking for a husband --
Teaching a wolf --
What do you want to be? --
Sharp as a diamond --
Give her what you want --
The rich man's reward --
The shepherd's pipe --
Don't ask --
Changing a mind --
Softening a heart --
The coachman's answer --
The prince who thought he was a rooster --
Things should match --
Juha's nail --
What his father did --
Tales of Chelm: The wrong kind of horse ; How not to train a cow ; A lot of sense ; Chelm law --
A holy fool --
Which one was more blind? --
A head full of dreams --
The riddling woman --
The hiding place --
The crowded house --
Never afraid again --
The best merchandise.
Responsibility: retold by Sheldon Oberman ; introduction and commentary by Peninnah Schram.
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A chronologically arranged collection of more than forty Jewish folktales with commentary, including "The Seven Questions of Alexander the Great," "A Special Way of Thinking," and "Which One Was Blind?"

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