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When Jouha counts the ten donkeys carrying his dates to market, he repeatedly forgets count one is riding on, causing him great consternation. Includes numbers written out in Arabic and English transliteration, as well numerals through ten, a note on origins other versions of story.

Jouha is loading his donkeys with dates to sell at the market. How many are there? His son helps him count ten, but once journey starts, things change. First there ten donkeys, then nine! When stops again, lost donkey back. What’s going on? Silly doesn’t get it, by end of story, wise readers will be counting correctly−and in Arabic!

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