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Alderson, Brian
The Arabian nights, or, Tales told by Sheherezade during a thousand nights and one night / retold by Brian Alderson ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
Alternate Title Arabian nights
Tales told by Sheherezade during a thousand nights and one night
New York : Morrow Junior Books, 1995
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jPR3.Alde7A7 1995    AVAILABLE
Gosling Gift Bookplate
Subject(s) Fairy tales
Folklore -- Arab countries -- Juvenile fiction
Arabs -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 191 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
NOTE Gift from William A. Gosling, 2012
Note "First published in Great Britain in 1992 by Victor Gollancz Ltd"--T.p. verso
Summary An illustrated collection of stories from the "Arabian Nights," including those of Sinbad, Ali Baba, and Aladdin. This timeless collection of stories explores an amazing world of sorcerers and sages, as well as ordinary people who find themselves in extraordinary situations. Includes 23 of Sheherezade's stories, from "Aladdin" to "Sinbad the Sailor" to "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves", with over 120 full-color illustrations
Contents The two kings, Shah Shahryar and Shah Zaman, and the wazir's daughter Sheherezade who told these tales during a thousand nights and one night -- The tale of the fisherman and the jinni : the tale which the fisherman told of the sage Duban in which King Yunan tells. The tale of the loyal falcon ; The tale of the faithful parrot -- The tale of the porter of Baghdad -- The tale of the hunchback. His lamentable death ; What happened at the sultan's court -- The fable of the birds and the beasts and the carpenter -- The fable of the wolf and the fox -- The fable of the mongoose and the mouse -- The tale of the ebony horse. His coming ; What happened to the prince ; The homecoming of the ebony horse ; What happened to the princess ; And how it all ended -- The tale which Ali the Persian told to amuse Harun al-Rashid -- Ma'an bin-Zaidah, the donkey, and the cucumbers -- The story of Sindbad [Sinbad] the porter and Sindbad the sailor in which Sindbad the sailor tells. The tale of the vanishing island, and his ; Adventure of the Valley of Diamonds, and his ; Adventure with the old man of the sea -- The tale of the city of brass. Of the jars of Solomon ; Of the black castle ; Of the Ifrit Dahish ; Of the city of brass ; Of the ending of the journey -- The tale of the man who stole the dog's golden dish -- The tale of the ruined man and his dream -- The tale of the simpleton and his donkey -- The tale of Ja'afar the barmecide and the ailing Bedouin -- The story of Ali Baba and the forty thieves. The cave ; The kitchen scales ; Kasim's come-uppance ; Coping with the corpse ; Calcification ; The captain's craft ; The kitchener's craft ; How it ended -- The story of Aladdin and the slave of the lamp. The uncle ; The cave ; The lamp ; The princess ; Bridegroom number one ; Bridegroom number two ; The wizard ; How it ended -- How it all ended
Series Books of wonder
Alternate Author Foreman, Michael, 1938- ill

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