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Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends

by Gertrude Landa

"My desire is to give boys and girls something Jewish which they may be able to regard as companion delights to the treasury of general fairy-lore and childish romance." from the preface. These tales deal with the boyish exploits of the great Biblical characters, Abraham, Moses, and David. "These I have rewritten from the stories in the Talmud and Midrash in a manner suitable for the children of to-day."

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Hannah (Annie Gertrude) nee Gordon Landa was a journalist, novelist and playwright who wrote under the pseudonym Aunt Naomi. She was the sister of Samuel Gordon, the writer, and married Myer Jack Land...

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