" This is a tale of djinns, - of their mischief and their magic in the Moroccan city of Fez." The 14th century city of Fez entertains and informs young listeners through action set in the palace, mosque, and market place in a tale of adventure and delicious danger to the household of Mohammed Ali and his son Mousa.
First published in 1943, this extraordinary story blends the exotic traditions of a Moroccan household with ancient legends of spirits, both good and bad. Who is the mysterious bride with her pet gazelle? When the fountain stops, the orange tree is bare, and scorpions appear, the household in Fez is unsettled. More mischief is on its way....
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