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Solomon and the Ant and Other Jewish Folktales

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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.

Synopsis:

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?"

Synopsis:

A treasure trove of forty-three religious, wisdom, riddle, and trickster Jewish folktales are retold with simplicity and grace, making them perfect for performing and reading aloud.

About the Author

Sheldon Oberman wrote two Sydney Taylor Honor Award-winning books--The Wisdom Bird and The Always Prayer Shawl, which also won a National Jewish Book Award. He taught at Joseph Wolinsky Collegiate, Winnipeg, Manitoba, where the Sheldon Oberman Writing Award has been established in his honor.

Peninnah Schram is a recipient of the Covenant Award for Outstanding Educator, awarded by The Covenant Foundation, and winner of the Circle of Excellence Award from the National Storytelling Network. Ms. Schram also has been awarded the National Storytellers Network Lifetime Achievement Award for "sustained and exemplary contributions to storytelling in America." She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590783078
Subtitle:
And Other Jewish Folktales
Author:
Oberman, Sheldon
Introduction by:
Schram, Peninnah
Introduction:
Schram, Peninnah
Commentaries by:
Schram, Peninnah
Commentaries:
Schram, Peninnah
Author:
Schram, Peninnah
Publisher:
Boyds Mills Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
Folk tales.
Subject:
Religion
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20060201
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
2-3
Language:
English
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 18 oz
Age Level:
12-12

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"Synopsis" by , 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?"
"Synopsis" by , A treasure trove of forty-three religious, wisdom, riddle, and trickster Jewish folktales are retold with simplicity and grace, making them perfect for performing and reading aloud.
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