a tale of hard work

Yusuf is sick and tired of being a poor man: He seeks an easy way to become rich and gets lured by Foznah the Genie who makes shiny promises. So, Yusuf leaves his home, land and family behind and goes behind Foznah; however, he soon realizes that the genie plays him false and takes away everything he earns. So, Yusuf decides to take his wife and daughter along and work together. But does it get better? The answer is hidden in the tale…

Illustrated story, 1984, 36 pages

Themes: Labour, honesty,

poverty vs. richness

Age: 6+



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