The Farmer's Wife: English-Pashto Edition by Idries ShahThe Farmer's Wife: English-Pashto Edition by Idries Shah

The Farmer's Wife: English-Pashto Edition

byIdries ShahIllustratorRose Mary Santiago

Paperback | January 30, 2017

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The story of The Farmer's Wife tells how a woman first loses an apple in a hole in the ground, and then attempts a series of efforts to get it back. Children enjoy learning to repeat the sequence from memory, and when the story takes a sudden turn, contrary to all expectations, they also learn important lessons on how to resolve problems creatively.

The strikingly beautiful illustrations by Rose Mary Santiago invoke the origins of the story -- this traditional story has been told for hundreds of years in the Middle East and Central Asia -- while at the same time lending a uniquely playful atmosphere to this very amusing story.

 

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Idries Shah spent much of his life collecting Sufi classical narratives and teaching stories from oral and written sources in the Middle East and Central Asia and publishing them in book form. The eleven tales he wrote especially for children are published by Hoopoe as beautifully illustrated books, all of which have been commended by ...
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Title:The Farmer's Wife: English-Pashto EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.11 inPublished:January 30, 2017Publisher:Institute for Study of Human KnowledgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194449362X

ISBN - 13:9781944493622

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