The Golden Bull: A Mesopotamian Adventure

The Golden Bull: A Mesopotamian Adventure
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SKU: b062035
UPC: 9781580891820


By Marjorie Cowley

A brother and sister's search for a new life and new home . . . 5,000 years ago in ancient Mesopotamia during a terrible drought, Jomar and Zefa's father must send his children away to the city of Ur because he can no longer feed them. At fourteen, Jomar is old enough to apprentice with Sidah, a master goldsmith for the temple of the moongod, but there is no place for Zefa in Sidah's household. Zefa, a talented but untrained musician, is forced to play her music and sing for alms on the streets of Ur. Marjorie Cowley vividly imagines the intrigues, and harsh struggle for survival in ancient Mesopotamia.

Product Details

  • Paperback Edition
  • Publisher: Charlesbridge
  • Publication date: February 1, 2012
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 5.5(w) x 8.25(h)
  • Item weight: 0.45 lbs