MEHAZELO - Cinderella of Socotra

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The author is the independent field researcher of the language of Socotra and its folklore.

MEHAZELO - Cinderella of Socotra

The real folklore Mehazelo - Cinderella-like oral story from the island of Socotra now retold for children 4 + in English

Authored by Vladimir Agafonov

There are lots of Cinderellas in the world, like Charles Perrault's Cendrillon and Brothers Grimm's Aschenputtel .
However, it is absolutely amazing to find a unique folk story of this kind among the people of the island of Socotra telling it in their oldest unwritten language and living in the most isolated and untouched lands covered with frankincense,
myrrh and dragon's blood trees, harvesting the best aloe and telling the most essential and attractive tales when their babies and children go asleep. Mehazelo is the name of Cinderella of Socotra, but the whole story has its own exotic color, as you will see...

Publication Date:
Feb 16 2013
1482319225 / 9781482319224
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.06" x 7.81"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General

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