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Riding a donkey backwards : wise and foolish tales of Mulla Nasruddin / retold by Sean Taylor and the Khayaal Theatre ; illustrated by Shirin Adl.

Taylor, Sean, 1965- (author.). Adl, Shirin, (illustrator.). Khayaal Theatre Company, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

A collection of 21 riotous tales and riddles about the Mullah Nasruddin. Why does Mulla Nasruddin spoon yoghurt into the river? What is the reason he rides his donkey backwards? Why does he paint a picture that is blank? And is he crazy to move into the house of the man who's just burgled him? Find out all about the amazing antics of Nasruddin in these twenty-one hilarious stories and riddles, famous throughout the Middle East for their jokes, riddles and wisdom.--Publisher website.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 398.20956 TAY (Text) 33892100695767 Children's New Books Book None 07/21/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781536205077
  • Physical Description: 41 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachsetts : Candlewick Press, 2019.

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Summary, etc.:
A collection of 21 riotous tales and riddles about the Mullah Nasruddin. Why does Mulla Nasruddin spoon yoghurt into the river? What is the reason he rides his donkey backwards? Why does he paint a picture that is blank? And is he crazy to move into the house of the man who's just burgled him? Find out all about the amazing antics of Nasruddin in these twenty-one hilarious stories and riddles, famous throughout the Middle East for their jokes, riddles and wisdom.--Publisher website.
Target Audience Note:
Audience: 5+
Subject: Nasreddin, Hoca, active 13th century > Juvenile literature.
Nasreddin, Hoca, active 13th century > Anecdotes > Juvenile literature.
Tales > Middle East > Juvenile literature.
Persian wit and humor.
Sufi parables.
Sufi wit and humor.
Wisdom > Folklore.
Folklore > Asia, Central.
Folklore > Middle East.
Genre: Folk tales.
Parables.
Short stories.
Picture books.
Fiction.
Anecdotes.

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