Ali and the magic stew

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Boyds Mills Press, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Ali, a spoiled, selfish boy, son of a wealthy Persian merchant, treats everyone with disdain until his beloved father falls ill and he must seek help from a beggar to obtain the ingredients for a stew to relieve the suffering.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Oppenheim (Yanni Rubbish, 1999, etc.) employs familiar motifs to craft a story with the feel of a folktale. Ali ibn Ali is the much-loved but spoiled son of kind, doting parents. His haughty disregard ... Read full review

About the author (2002)

Oppenheim lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her husband, Felix. They have three grown children and five grandchildren.

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