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Title: The Bird's Wisdom

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Title: The Bird's Wisdom Title Record # 2496698
Author: Peninnah Schram
Date: date unknown
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Aarne-Thompson Folktale Type 150, "Advice of the Fox (Bird)". Thompson Motif Index K604, Man releases bird of the latter will give him three counsels, J21.12, Rue not a thing which is past, J21.13, Never believe that which is beyond belief, and J21.14, Never try to reach the unattainable.
Synopsis: A prince catches a bird, who gives him three wise rules of conduct in exchange for his freedom; the prince fails to learn from the advice, however.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another 1987-00-00 Peninnah Schram Jason Aronson Inc. 0-87668-967-5 $30.00 xxxv+
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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