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The Golden Lamb

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 5

Author

Naomi
Baltuck

Appeared in

Apples From Heaven: Multicultural Folk Tales About Stories and Storytellers

Story Summary

From Iraq, a tale of three friends who are promised a new Spring lamb apiece for a winter's work tending the flock. When Spring comes one of the lambs is born with a golden fleece. Unable to agree on who gets the golden lamb they take their case to Caliph Harun Al-Rashid. His solution isn't at all what they expected but in the long run leads to lives rich in storytelling and friendship.