Muriel Mandell is the author of more than one dozen children's books that have been published, anthologized, and translated into over twelve languages. In addition to writing books, Muriel has been a reporter, columnist, magazine writer, and a teacher. She lives in New York City.
A lushly illustrated, fanciful adaptation of a Turkish folktale tells the story of a poor villager named Mustafo, who must give a gift of tribute to his tyrannical Mongol ruler. When he presents his old donkey, which is all he has, the Mongol is furious and threatens death. View Details