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Watermelons, walnuts, and the wisdom of Allah : and other tales of the Hoca

Author: Barbara K Walker; Harold Berson
Publisher: [New York] Parents' Magazine Press [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These eighteen tales featuring Nasreddin Hoca, a Turkish teacher and priest, have been very well told. Although the humor sometimes depends upon an understanding of the culture, many are standard favorites.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara K Walker; Harold Berson
OCLC Number: 1362616
Description: 71 pages color illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Tell me, when will I die? --
Shoes for a journey --
Watermelons, walnuts and the wisdom of Allah --
Hoca as Tamerlane's tax collector --
Sound is yours --
Hoca and the candle --
Hoca solves a problem --
Hoca and Allah's son-in-law --
Nasreddin Hoca and the third shot --
I know what I'll do --
Eat, my fine coat! --
Cow or donkey? --
Nasreddin minds the door --
How long will it take? --
Donkey transformed --
It's all in knowing how --
It won't do you any good --
Boiled wheat for a bountiful harvest.
Other Titles: Nasreddin Hoca (Anecdotes).
Responsibility: by Barbara Walker. Illustrated by Harold Berson.

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These eighteen tales featuring Nasreddin Hoca, a Turkish teacher and priest, have been very well told. Although the humor sometimes depends upon an understanding of the culture, many are standard favorites.

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