Riding a Donkey Backwards: Wise and Foolish Tales of Mulla Nasruddin
Riding a Donkey Backwards: Wise and Foolish Tales of Mulla Nasruddin
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Riding a Donkey Backwards: Wise and Foolish Tales of Mulla Nasruddin

Written by Sean Taylor & illustrated by Shirin Adl
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Aug 13, 2019
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Timeless wisdom is found in absurdity in these tales of an iconic Muslim character known as the sagest man in the village — and also its biggest fool. Would you like to know how a thief can turn into a donkey? Whether a cow can climb a pole? Or why you should spoon yogurt into a lake? Mulla Nasruddin knows all the answers, and he might also tell you why he rides his donkey backwards. Whether in the guise of an imam in a mosque or a beggar in the street, this trickster is never at a loss for a rejoinder, though it may leave you scratching your head, rolling your eyes, or laughing out loud. Enjoy twenty-one classic tales about a much-loved character from Muslim cultures in a book packed with jokes, riddles, and wisdom and paired with vibrant, theatrical illustrations.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781910959305
    Publication Date
    August 13, 2019
    Publisher
    Candlewick Press
    Page Count
    48
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years

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