The wise fool Fables from the Islamic world

Shahrukh Husain

Book - 2011

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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Subjects
Genres
Legends
Literature
Fables
Published
Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books 2011.
Language
English
Physical Description
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Audience
Elementary Grade.
Awards
South Asia Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature Highly Commended Book, 2012
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
9781846862267
9781782852551
Main Author
Shahrukh Husain (-)
Other Authors
Micha Archer (illustrator)
  • 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.