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The wise fool : fables from the Islamic world / [retold by] Shahrukh Husain ; and [illustrated by] Micha Archer.

(Author). Archer, Micha, (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9781846862267 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1846862264 (hbk.)
  • Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books,

Available copies

  • 5 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Children's Nonfiction ovsize PZ 8.1 S475 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Children's Nonfiction j398.2/Shahrukh (Text to phone) Offline -
Gloucester Children's Nonfiction J/398.2/Husain (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Children's Nonfiction Children's / PZ 8.1 .S475 Wis 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Saugus Children's Nonfiction JUV 398.2 Shahrukh (Text to phone) Available -
Stoneham Junior Library Juvenile Folktale SHA (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note: 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.
Summary: A retelling of twenty-two Middle Eastern folktales about Mulla Nasreddin Hoca, a wise man remembered for his insightful and humorous stories.
Subject: Nasreddin Hoca (Legendary character) > Legends.
Tales > Middle East.
Nasreddin Hoca (Legendary character) > Legends.
Folklore > Middle East.