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Riding a donkey backwards : wise and foolish tales of Mulla Nasruddin  Cover Image Book Book

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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  • ISBN: 9781536205077
  • ISBN: 1536205079
  • Physical Description: 41 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: First U. S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, MA : 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 yogurt 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.
Subject: Nasreddin, Hoca, active 13th century > Juvenile literature.
Nasreddin, Hoca, active 13th century > Anecdotes > Juvenile literature.
Persian wit and humor.
Sufi parables.
Sufi wit and humor.
Wisdom > Folklore.
Tales > Middle East.
Folklore > Middle East.
Folklore > Asia, Central.
Genre: Picture books.

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Upper Skagit Library TAY 1013066 New Picture Books Checked out 07/06/2022


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