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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If you don't have the patience or time for one of Schwartz's larger collections aimed at adults, pick up one of his smaller collections aimed at younger readers. An added bonus in this collection is the wonderful illustrations of Uri Shulevitz. Read full review

Contents

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

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