Clever AliBook - 2006
When seven-year-old Ali's greedy pet steals cherries from the wicked Sultan for whom his father keeps carrier pigeons, Ali is given three days to find 600 new cherries or his father will be thrown into the deep, dark oubliette. Includes facts about carrier pigeons and the sultan on whom this story is based, as well as an excerpt from "In Praise of Books" by al-Jahiz.
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, 2006.
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: JE
Characteristics: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 292 cm