This little book contains stories found elsewhere, in collections such as Speak, Bird, Speak Again! and Arab Folktales, but there are a few that are new.

TABLE

  • Le roi des oiseaux [The King of the Birds]
  • Jloûkoum [Jloukoum]
  • La ruse d’Abou l-Housayn [The Cleverness of Abou Housayn]
  • L’oiselle demoiselle [Little Miss Bird]
  • Châhîn [Shahin]
  • Celle qui avait le mieux compris [She Who Understood Best]
  • Hassan le rusé [Hassan the Clever]
  • Dâwoûd, le prince banni [Dawoud the Banished Prince]
  • Abou l-‘Adas, le mangeur de lentilles [Abou ‘Adas, Eater of Lentils]
  • Mon fils, mon mari [My Son, My Husband]
  • Crotte de Bique [Dunglet]
  • La Justice de Qaâqoûch [The Justice of Qaraqouch]
  • Le pet des riches et le pet des pauvres [The Rich Man and the Poor Man]
  • Petite marmite [Little Cooking Pot]
  • Le chameau fiancé [The Camel Husband]
  • Graine de Granade [Pomegranate Seed]

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