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

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HarperCollins, 1991 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 120 pages
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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.

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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

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User Review  - SDando - LibraryThing

This was a good compilation of Jewish folktales from many places. Some of the stories were very similar to other folktales I am familiar with, and some were brand new. I thought some of them were very unusual, to the point where I wasn't sure what the moral was. Read full review


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