As he and his father go to market, Nasreddine is worried about what other people think of him. His embarrassment turns out to cause humiliation until his father helps him to understand what might motivate others to comment.
Originally written in French.
(Winner of 5 literary prizes)
Reading level 3.8, Interest level K - 3.
These very short, simple picture books are fun for PreK - 2, but don’t look away yet because
their dry black humor could be used with older readers.
3rd and 4th grade could use this text to teach “inference.”
This is a fun read, and a brilliant example of irony:
And this Caldecott Medal winning picture book could be fun for discussing right and wrong, fairness, inference and being presumptuous.