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Joha makes a wish
Eric A. Kimmel
An original story, based on the Joha tales of the Arabic-speaking world, in which a hapless man finds a wishing stick that brings him nothing but bad luck. Includes an author"s note about the history of Joha tales.
|Statement||adapted by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Omar Rayyan|
|Contributions||Rayyan, Omar, ill|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.K5648 Jo 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 volume (unpaged)|
You can read a Jack tale with Joha and create a Venn Diagram comparing the two characters. Nolen, Jerdine. The book makes the reader think, it provokes thought. The illustrations are bight, colorful, and they match the text perfectly like the detailed headpiece the sultan was wearing and the warts on his nose. Adapted by the aforementioned Mr. The last reason why I thought this was a great book is the illustrations.
Draw it! Omar Rayyan deftly illustrates with humor, whimsy and beauty. A friendly and wise shopkeeper helped him identify the source of the problem. Joha's misadventures and the trouble he causes the sultan depart liberally from their folklore and cultural roots but offer an enjoyable escapade demonstrating that universal scheme of the unwitting little guy getting the better of those in power. The letters show that Joseph lives in Poland and communicates with family. Tchana, Katrin.
In all, this story is not a traditional story that one would find on a classroom shelf, but I believe that it would be a great addition to any classroom library as it teaches a good lesson and highlights a powerful moral, just in a different setting and time period than most traditional books of this genre do. He is a gifted writer who is able take his love of older tales and then magically transform the basic concepts into remarkable picture books that can be appreciated by all cultures. Blake, Robert J. Jack is a kind but not always wise character who usually wins out in the end.
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Talk about a time when you turned something old into something new. The Middle Eastern aspect to it is quite interesting and the reader will not only be exposed to morals, but to a rich culture.
Jack is a kind but not always wise character who usually wins out in the end. Magic too is best illustrated by what happens both in the center of a page, and along the sides.
So, it was a rather simple plot line with not much excitement. Only after inadvertently multiplying the Joha makes a wish book on the end of the Sultan's nose does Joha encounter a man wise enough to tell him he's holding the stick upside down.
The soldiers have a secret to share—how to make soup from a cactus thorn. Kurtz, Jane. The sayings on Josephs walls and the way that Joseph Joha makes a wish book his coat into different clothes when it gets worn out, show the simple side of Josephs life and that he is not wasteful.
Joha is a similar type character from Middle Eastern folklore. Joha's misadventures and the trouble he causes the sultan depart liberally from their folklore and cultural roots but offer an enjoyable escapade demonstrating that universal scheme of the unwitting little guy getting the better of those in power.
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Nolen, Jerdine. The book makes the reader think, it provokes thought. And as Joseph says, honoring the Sabbath brings its own reward. Click and read the review.
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After reading Joha Makes a Wish by Eric A. Kimmel, use. When Joha, modeled after the typical "wise fool" from Arabic storytelling, finds a wishing stick, he makes his first wish without thinking. Joha wishes for new sandals, but he is left barefoot.
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