I question all of itI tend to look at them as being parables. Even if you don't believe they are literally true, they have worthwhile messages. That said, you picked a weird story to question. lol Solomon's story is pretty tame compared to a lot of the Old Testament stories.
God spoke to and gave a helping hand to a lot of folks in the Bible. I question why god was so available and accessible thousands of years ago....but not today when we have the benefit of technology
What's the difference from his pov? Rhetorical. Im positive its all made tf up. I'll gladly die on that hill