A retelling of a classical Arabic folktale about a poor woodchopper who receives a magic pot from a genie, giving him the best food and a wheat grinder that produces silver coins. The woodchopper soon learns that it is not important how much you have but that you spend it wisely. This book was produced at the initiative of Maktabat al-Fanoos.
The story of the woodcutter is one of our well-known folktales. As in every story that passes orally through generations, it has many forms, which differ based on regions and narrators. In this book, we recover one of these formats in order to introduce our children to this beautiful literary genre.Read More