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The wise fool : fables from the Islamic world

Author: Shahrukh Husain.; Micha Archer
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of twenty-two Middle Eastern folktales about Mulla Nasreddin Hoca, a wise man remembered for his insightful and humorous stories.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shahrukh Husain.; Micha Archer
ISBN: 9781846862267 1846862264
OCLC Number: 681738983
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The price of steam --
Star talk --
Boys' games --
Nasruddin's haircut --
Lying donkey --
Across the river --
The sweetest poison --
Is it possible? --
Predicting the future --
Bread and salt --
Where it belongs --
A fair reward --
Magic money --
Food for growing --
Riding politely --
Inside the coat --
In the highest company --
Edible bedding --
Share and share alike --
One-legged geese --
Treading on God's gift --
Tough accounts.
Responsibility: Shahrukh Husain and Micha Archer.

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Meet Mulla Nasruddin, a legendary character whose adventures and misadventures are enjoyed across the Islamic world. This witty collection of stories portrays his eccentric, engaging and irreverent  Read more...

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