Nasreddine

Nasreddine Cover

Nasreddine

By Odile Weulersse; R. Dautremer (Illustrator); Rebecca Dautremer (Illustrator)

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780802854162, 34pp.

Publication Date: March 4, 2013

Description
It's time to go to market, so Nasreddine loads up the donkey and sets off with his father. But when onlookers criticize his father for riding while Nasreddine walks, the boy is ashamed. The following week, Nasreddine persuades his father to walk, and let him ride -- but then people criticize the boy for making his father walk No matter what Nasreddine tries, it seems that someone always finds something to disapprove of.
Nasreddine is a legendary character popular in stories told throughout the Middle East, and this clever story will bring him to a new audience. Accompanied by stunning artwork, this tale offers a gentle reminder to readers that it isn't always necessary to listen to the world's criticisms.


About the Author
Odile Weulersse is a French author who has writtennumerous books for children, many of them focused onretelling old legends and stories for a young audience. Shelives in France and teaches film at the Sorbonne.,

R becca Dautremer is a French illustrator who has brought many stories to life with her rich and whimsical art, includingThe Secret Lives of Princesses (Sterling) and Swing Caf (The Secret Mountain). Visit her website at www.rebeccadautremer.com

Rebecca Dautremer is a French illustrator who has brought many stories to life with her rich and whimsical art, including The Secret Lives of Princesses (Sterling) and Swing Cafe(The Secret Mountain). Visit herwebsite at www.rebeccadautrem.er.com.