It is ca. 2600 B.C. in ancient Mesopotamia during a terrible drought, and Jomar and Zefa's father must send his children away to the city of Ur because he can no longer feed them. Margery Cowley vividly imagines the superstition, intrigue, and harsh struggle for survival in ancient Mesopotamia.

The Golden Bull 2012, Charlesbridge Publishing, Watertown, Mass

ISBN-13: 9781580891820

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