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The Hundredth Name

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 8
Categories: Egyptian, Folk Tale

Author

Shulamith
Oppenheim

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 10, Num 1, Sept 1982

Story Summary

Young Salah believes that his camel, Qadiim, is very sad so he prays to Allah to tell Qadiim the hundredth name. The next day Qadiim looks happier and infinitely wise, for while man knows only ninety-nine names for Allah, the camel knows the hundredth name, and he has never told.