This is a book of traditional Jewish fairy tales, based on stories from the Talmud and the Midrash. Chapters include, The Palace Of The Eagles, The Giant Of The Flood, The Fairy Princess Of Ergetz, The Higgledy-Piggledy Palace, The Red Slipper, From Shepherd-Boy To King, Sinbad Of The Talmud, The Paradise In The Sea, The Princess Of The Tower, King Alexander's Adventures, and The Sleep Of One Hundred Years.
Jewish folklore is full of vivid stories that both entertain and teach. This book is based on tales from the Talmud and Midrash. While some of the themes are familiar from fairy-tales and folklore from other traditions, the stories in this collection are infused with the perennial Jewish struggle for survival and dignity, as well as a large helping of gentle humor. 781b155fdc