Joha Makes a Wish

❄ Joha Makes a Wish  kindle Epub ❦ Author Eric A. Kimmel – Johndore.co.uk
  • Library Binding
  • 40 pages
  • Joha Makes a Wish
  • Eric A. Kimmel
  • English
  • 09 January 2017
  • 076145599X

About the Author: Eric A. Kimmel

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Joha Makes a Wish Joha Finds A Magic Stick And Learns That You Don T Always Get What You Wish For

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10 thoughts on “Joha Makes a Wish

  1. Betsy says:

    There was a time, best beloved, when folktales and fairytales were common Every other season they filled the publishers lists and librarians bought such books in droves My own library s children s room contains a large and impressive folktale section, where parents can grab anything from your standard Snow White tale to perhaps a lesser known story like Anansi and the Moss covered Rock That particular folktale, by the way, is by one Eric A Kimmel, a man who has spent much of his life findin There was a time, best beloved, when folktales and fairytales were common Every other season they filled the publishers lists and librarians bought such books in droves My own library s children s room contains a large and impressive folktale section, where parents can grab anything from your standard Snow White tale to perhaps a lesser known story like Anansi and the Moss covered Rock That particular folktale, by the way, is by one Eric A Kimmel, a man who has spent much of his life finding and retelling classic folktales from a variety of different cultures for the American audience Sadly, I estimate that in 2010 the number of folktales published for kids will, if we re lucky, come to about ten Max And of those ten, how many will be any good Well, at the very least you can count on Joha Makes a Wish Adapted by the aforementioned Mr Kimmel and illustrated by the too little known Omar Rayyan, Joha is one of those stories that remind you why we ...

  2. Zouhairbam says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Joha

  3. Beverly says:

    Humorous story and illustrations.

  4. Mrs.Charles says:

    BIBLIOGRAPHYKimmel, Eric A 2010 JOHA MAKES A WISH A MIDDLE EASTERN TALE Ill by Omar Rayyan Tarrytown, NY Marshall Cavendish Children ISBN 978 0 7614 5599 8PLOT SUMMARYAn original story based on the Joha tales of the Arabic speaking world, in which an unfortunate man finds a wishing stick that beings him nothing but bad luck Joha stories have much to teach about the thin line between wisdom and comedy In this wickedly humorous tale, Eric Kimmel writing is entertaining, informative, and BIBLIOGRAPHYKimmel, Eric A 2010 JOHA MAKES A WISH A MIDDLE EASTERN TALE Ill by Omar Rayyan Tarrytown, NY Marshall Cavendish Children ISBN 978 0 7614 5599 8PLOT SUMMARYAn original story based on the Joha tales of the Arabic speaking world, in which an unfortunate man finds a wishing stick that beings him nothing but bad luck Joha stories have much to teach about the thin line between wisdom and comedy In this wickedly humorous tale, Eric Kimmel writing is entertaining, informative, and gives us a glimpse of another culture He describes a when on a trip to Baghdad, Joha stops to take a rest along a wall He falls through the wall and ...

  5. Julia Jasztal says:

    Mommy s review from 11 13 11 I love reading children s stories from other countries The cover here didn t grab me, the title didn t even grab me so much, it was A Middle Eastern Tale that got me.Julia didn t even want to read this once we picked it up at home I m still working on the don t judge a book by it s cover lesson But, the moment we started this, from the very first page, she was mesmerized.Omar Rayyan s illustrations are simply gorgeous They re captivating really The stor Mommy s review from 11 13 11 I love reading children s stories from other countries Th...

  6. Sarah says:

    This is a wonderful, humorous tale adapted by renowned storyteller Eric A Kimmel from a Yemenite story called, The Answered Prayer As the author states in his author s note, although it was not specifically a Joha story, it lent itself to Joha s unique blend of wisdom and foolishness Joha is a well known wise fool character found in stories throughout the Middle East.In this story, Joha finds a magical wishing stick on his journey to Baghdad Excitedly, he wishes for a new pair of slipp This is a wonderful, humorous tale adapted by renowned storyteller Eric A Kimmel from a Yemenite story called, The Answered Prayer As the author states in his author s note, although it was not specifically a Joha story, it lent itself to Joha s unique blend of wisdom and foolishness Joha is a well known wise fool character found in stories throughout...

  7. Rummanah (Books in the Spotlight) says:

    Joha Makes a Wish is a laugh out funny folk tale from the Middle East Kimmel recasts a Jewish tale from Yemen, and borrows story elements from widespread Middle Eastern folklore featuring the foolish wise man, aka Nasreddin Hodja Kimmel s introductory note which gives us a little background to the story doesn t really explain his choice of using a lesser known name of Joha for his story, but that doesn t detract anything from the delightful story.One day Joha finds a wishing stick Everything Joha Makes a Wish is a laugh out funny folk tale from the Middle East Kimmel recasts a Jewish tale from Yemen, and borrows story elements from widespread Middle Eastern folklore featuring the foolish wise man, aka Nasreddin Hodja Kimmel s introductory note which gives us a little...

  8. Teresa says:

    This is a story about a man names Joha who stumbles across a magic stick He begins his journey in making wishes but the stick causes him nothing but trouble The illustrations in this book are very pretty The soft colors with hues of light blue throughout the story are very inviting I gave this story 5 stars be...

  9. Laura says:

    Joha stories feature a character called a Joha, or a wise fool In this version, the Joha discovers a wishing stick but instead of being granted what he asks for, he gets exactly the opposite When he meets the Sultan in Baghdad, he s ordered to wish the Sultan a long life Joha protests and shows that his wishing stick doesn t work properly by giving the Sultanwarts instead of removing the one he has Finally, Joha discovers that he was holding the wishing stick upside down The Sultan, h Joha stories feature a character called a Joha, or a wise fool In this version, the Joha discovers a wishing stick but instead of being granted what he asks for, he gets exactly the opposite When he meets the Sultan in Baghdad, he s ordered to wish the Sultan a long life Jo...

  10. Alexandra Escamilla says:

    Joha, a trickster character popular in Sephardic folklore, has found a magic stick Unfortunately, this magic stick gets all Joha s wishes wrong But before long, Joha figures out a way to use this to his advantage and to hilarious effect From PJ Library I thought this book was so cute I think students would really love the character and the story This book reminded me of books I read growing up, like Jack and the Beanstalk and even the rhyme Humpty Dumpty I think this book is a great w Joha, a trickster character pop...