The Diamond Tree: Jewish Tales from Around the World, Volume 1991

Front Cover
HarperCollins, 1991 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 120 pages
13 Reviews
These 15 Jewish fairy and folktales include stories from Yemen, Iraq, Morocco, and Eastern Europe. Young readers will recognize familiar characters and meet new ones such as the foolish Chusham, and Katanya, a Jewish Thumbelina. Full color.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
5
4 stars
5
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - schatzi - LibraryThing

This is one of those books that I read more for the history than the story itself. I can only imagine how groundbreaking this novel was when it was first published in 1979; not only does it focus on ... Read full review

Review: The Diamond Tree: Jewish Tales from Around the World

User Review  - Intrepid47 - Goodreads

I really liked this book. I just found it on my coffee table and decided to read it and it was wonderful. I really liked the collection of stories that weren't too long, or too short. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
11
The Magic Pitcher
21
Chusham and the Wind
29
Copyright

8 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information