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

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

Candlewick Press
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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.
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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 backward. 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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EAN 13 / ISBN 978153620507
Author Khayaal Theatre Company
Publisher Candlewick Press
Pages 48
Manufacturer Candlewick Press
Illustrator Shirin Adl
Weight 0.0 lb
Width 9 in
Height 11 in
Depth 0.36 in

EAN 13 / ISBN 978153620507
Author Khayaal Theatre Company
Publisher Candlewick Press
Pages 48
Manufacturer Candlewick Press
Illustrator Shirin Adl
Weight 0.0 lb
Width 9 in
Height 11 in
Depth 0.36 in

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