The Arabian Nights

Tales of Wonder and Magnificence
Product Number: EB00756308
Released: Sep 24, 2019
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781534445598
Publisher: Aladdin
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Description

Genies, wishes, thieves, and treasure abound in these classic stories of magic and adventure from master storyteller Padraic Colum. Every night for a thousand and one nights, Shahrazad begins to tell her husband the king a new tale but each night she stops before finishing. Why? Because the king has promised to kill her when the last one is over. However, her nightly stories-of Sinbad the Sailor, Ali Baba, and many other heroes and villains-are so enthralling that King Shahryar has to postpone her execution again and again... Padraic Colum brings together a selection of the most amazing of the over 600 stories which Shahrazad told. Full of genies, flying carpets, and daring adventures, The Arabian Nights will captive a new audience and leave readers asking for one more story.

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Author(s): Padraic Colum
Original Publish Date: Sep 24, 2019

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