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Author Oberman, Sheldon.

Title Solomon and the ant : and other Jewish folktales / retold by Sheldon Oberman ; introduction and commentary by Peninnah Schram.

Imprint Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.4 OBE    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 398.208992 OBE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 165 p. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Solomon and the ant -- The smell of money -- The starling's answer -- Solomon's ring of wisdom -- Enough -- Golden plates -- The seven questions of Alexander the Great -- Who knows? -- The special ingredient -- A special way of thinking -- The magic seed -- The true jewel of their father -- The worst poison -- The inquisitor's test -- The wisdom of a bird -- The wound that did not heal -- The mouse that went looking for a husband -- Teaching a wolf -- What do you want to be? -- Sharp as a diamond -- Give her what you want -- The rich man's reward -- The shepherd's pipe -- Don't ask -- Changing a mind -- Softening a heart -- The coachman's answer -- The prince who thought he was a rooster -- Things should match -- Juha's nail -- What his father did -- Tales of Chelm: The wrong kind of horse ; How not to train a cow ; A lot of sense ; Chelm law -- A holy fool -- Which one was more blind? -- A head full of dreams -- The riddling woman -- The hiding place -- The crowded house -- Never afraid again -- The best merchandise.
Summary A chronologically arranged collection of more than forty Jewish folktales with commentary, including "The Seven Questions of Alexander the Great," "A Special Way of Thinking," and "Which One Was Blind?"
Subject Jews -- Folklore.
Added Author Schram, Peninnah.
ISBN 1590783077

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