august house, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
Two hungry travelers arrive at a village expecting to find a household that will share a bit of food, as has been the custom along their journey. To their surprise, villager after villager refuses to share, each one closing the door with a bang. As they sit to rest beside a well, one of the travelers observes that if the townspeople have no food to share, they must be in greater need than we are.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
I like the author's note that summarizes some of the other versions of the tale. There's an actual recipe, too. But in my opinion this version of the story did not need to be created, as it brings ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - csteve13 - LibraryThing
Summary: Two travelers were going around to the mountain side, looking for food. They knocked on the first travelers door and asked for food. The women was rude and quickly slammed the door. The ... Read full review