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Solomon and the Ant: And Other Jewish Folktales

Publisher: Astra Publishing House
BISAC/Subject: JUV012030, JUV033020
ISBN: 9781629792910, Related ISBNs: 1590783077, 1629792918, 9781590783078, 9781629792910
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 168,
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: A treasure trove of forty-three religious, wisdom, riddle, and trickster Jewish folktales that have been told near the hearth, at the table, and in the synagogue for centuries. Sheldon Oberman, a master storyteller, retells the tales with simplicity and grace, making them perfect for performing and reading aloud. Peninnah Schram, herself an acclaimed storyteller and folklorist, provides lively notes and commentary that examine the meaning of each tale and its place in history.
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