Joha Makes a Wish, a Middle Eastern Tale       

By Eric A. Kimmel, Illustrated by Omar Rayyan (Marshall Cavendish ~ in 2010)   Inspired by a folktale in the Middle East.  On the way to walk to Baghdad, Joha finds a whishing stick from the broken walls. No instruction how to use it, but Joha just wishes a new pair of slippers strong enough to continue his journey. But his old sandals disappear. When he wishes a donkey to carry him, he has to carry a donkey on his back. And the Sultan comes…..! How will Joha learn its secrets before he wishes himself into more trouble?