The Wooden Sword
A Jewish Folktale From AfghanistaneBook - 2014
Disguised in servant's clothes, an Afghani shah slips out of his palace to learn more about his people. When he encounters a poor Jewish shoemaker full of faith that everything will turn out just as it should, the shah grows curious. Vowing that no harm will befall the poor man, he decides to test that faith, only to find that the shoemaker's cheerful optimism cannot be shaken. But the biggest challenge of the poor man's life is yet to come!
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois :, Albert Whitman & Company,, 2014.
Characteristics: 1 online resource.