Riding A Donkey Backwards

Riding A Donkey Backwards

Wise and Foolish Tales of Mulla Nasruddin

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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.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2019.
Copyright Date: ©2018.
ISBN: 9781536205077
Characteristics: 41 pages :,colour illustrations ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Adl, Shirin - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Riding a donkey backwards.


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