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Read online The Hungry Coat: A Tale from Turkey.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Hungry Coat: A Tale from Turkey i Once upon a time in Turkey there lived a funny little wise man named Nasrettin Hoca He wore a huge white turban and a worn out coat made of patches upon patches Riding about on his little gray donkey he liked to help whomever he could i A friend to all Nasrettin is a popular figure But when he is suddenly ignored at a friend s banquet he realizes it is his patchwork coat that is turning people away from him He leaves the party and returns later wearing a brand new coat Now Nasrettin is warmly welcomed But instead of eating the delicious foods placed before him he feeds them to his coat .

How Nasrettin Hoca teaches his friends a lesson about appearances is the heart of this hilarious and clever story With good humor and luminous illustrations inspired by traditional Turkish paintings Demi brings to life Turkey s most famous folk hero and imparts a timeless tale with a moral that will resonate with readers everywhere by Demi

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The Hungry Coat: A Tale from Turkey
Title:The Hungry Coat: A Tale from Turkey
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ISBN:0689846800
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Number of Pages:40
Category:Picture books, Childrens, Fairy tales, Folklore, Cultural, Folk tales
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An IRA CBC Children s Choice br br An i American Bookseller i Pick of the Lists br br br When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor he is rewarded for his honesty, i Once upon a time in Turkey there lived a funny little wise man named Nasrettin Hoca He wore a huge white turban and a worn out coat made of patches upon patches Riding about on his little gray donkey he liked to help whomever he could i A friend to all Nasrettin is a popular figure But when he is suddenly ignored at a friend s banquet he realizes it is his patchwork coat that is turning people away from him He leaves the party and returns later wearing a brand new coat Now Nasrettin is warmly welcomed But instead of eating the delicious foods placed before him he feeds them to his coat br br How Nasrettin Hoca teaches his friends a lesson about appearances is the heart of this hilarious and clever story With good humor and luminous illustrations inspired by traditional Turkish paintings Demi brings to life Turkey s most famous folk hero and imparts a timeless tale with a moral that will resonate with readers everywhere, Smoke fire dragons wisdom fear and bravery All of these elements are brought to life by award winning author and artist Demi in a story of valor in the face of overwhelming fear br br With splashes of color and dramatic detail a boy named Ping decorates his home with paintings of dragons While they seem to be a proclamation of his love for dragons they are actually an expression of his deepest fear The Heavenly Dragon visits Ping after being impressed with the boy s outward declaration of love and respect for dragons and presents the boy with three pearls of wisdom With bold and expansive illustrations that sweep across the pages Demi s triumphant tale proves that the greatest fear of fear itself is one that can be conquered with truth and bravery, i Muhammad br is br the messenger of Islam i br br Born in Mecca in the year Muhammad grew into a sensitive and thoughtful man who believed deeply in the worship of one true god br In his fortieth year Muhammad experienced a revelation from the angel Gabriel that he Muhammad was the messenger of God Over the next twenty three years he received many such revelations all of which were written down by scribes at the time of revelation to become the Koran the sacred scripture of Islam a religion that is practiced by nearly one quarter of the world s population and holds as its most sacred tenet that there is no god but God br Through a clear text and stunning illustrations based upon those of traditional Islamic expression the award winning artist Demi here introduces the remarkable life of the Prophet Muhammad for young readers