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The Arabian Nights (New Deluxe Edition)

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The Arabian Nights (New Deluxe Edition) by Husain Haddawy,Muhsin Mahdi Book Summary:

A translation based on a reconstruction of the earliest extant manuscript version of the famous tales offers the stories told by the Princess Shahrazad under the threat of death if she ceases to amuse.

Tales From the Arabian Nights: Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal (Stories & Poems)

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Tales From the Arabian Nights: Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal (Stories & Poems) by Donna Jo Napoli Book Summary:

Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The magical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes these timeless tals and ignites children's imaginations.

Tales from the Arabian Nights

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Tales from the Arabian Nights by Andrew Lang Book Summary:

Presents the classic Arabian folk tales about Aladdin with his magical lamp, the Enchanted Horse, the Princess Badoura, Sinbad the Sailor, and the Caliph of Bagdad, Haroun-al-Raschid.

The Arabian Nights

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The Arabian Nights by Trans Sir Richard F Burton Book Summary:

The Arabian Nights is your magic carpet ride to exotic lands full of wonders and marvels. First collected nearly a thousand years ago, these folktales are presented as stories that crafty Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over a thousand-and-one consecutive nights, to pique his interest for the next evening's entertainment and thereby save her life. Among them are some of the best-known legends of eastern storytelling, including the 'Sinbad the Sailor', 'Aladdin and His Magic Lamp' and 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves'. This collection features more than twenty stories, in the classic translation of Sir Richard Burton, published between 1884 and 1886, and full-colour illustrations by Renata Fucikova and Jindra Capek. The Arabian Nights is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.

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The Arabian Nights by Wafa'. Tarnowska,Carole Henaff Book Summary:

Shahrazade saves herself from execution by distracting King Shahriyar with stories.

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The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton Book Summary:

No library's complete without the classics! This edition collects the beloved tales of Arabian Nights, translated by Sir Richard Burton. They are ancient stories, but they still enchant our imaginations today. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Sinbad the Sailor. Aladdin. These and the other Middle Eastern stories collected in Arabian Nights are delightful, fascinating, and fun for fans and first-time readers alike. A scholarly introduction provides new information and context for these well-known stories. Arabian Nights is a compelling look at a long-gone culture–and the perfect addition to any home library.

The Arabian Nights Entertainments

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments by Andrew Lang Book Summary:

'Do you see that mountain?' asked the king, pointing to a huge mass that towered into the sky about three leagues from Schiraz; 'go and bring me the leaf of a palm that grows at the foot.'The words were hardly out of the king's mouth when the Indian turned a screw placed in the horse's neck, close to the saddle, and the animal bounded like lightning up into the air, and was soon beyond sight even of the sharpest eyes.-from "The Enchanted Horse"A startlingly prolific collector of fairy tales from around the world, Andrew Lang, in this 1898 work, brought together in one volume the "fairy tales of the East," the delightful and resoundingly entertaining adventures of The Arabian Nights. Translated from a French version that omits all the "very dull and stupid" additions of early European retellings, this wonderful book regales us with the stories of Sindbad and his seven voyages, the "Vizir who was Punished," Aladdin and his magic lamp, and many, many more. Complete with beautiful pen-and-ink illustrations, this is a collection to treasure, whether you're studying comparative mythology or just seeking a rollicking good read.Scottish journalist and author ANDREW LANG (1844-1912), a friend of Robert Louis Stevenson, produced a stunning variety and number of volumes, including books of poetry, novels, children's books, histories, and biographies, as well as criticism, essays, scholarly works of anthropology, and translations of classical literature.

Arabian Nights

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Arabian Nights by Martin Woodside,Lucy Corvino Book Summary:

An abridged version of the tale of Scheherazade, daughter of King Shahryar's advisor, who tells her husband, the king, a different story every night to keep him from fulfilling his plan to kill her in the morning.

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The Arabian Nights by Wen-chin Ouyang,Paulo Lemos Horta Book Summary:

A collection of tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives.

The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

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The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights by Robert Irwin Book Summary:

Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king tales of adventure, love, riches and wonder - tales of mystical lands peopled with princes and hunchbacks, the Angel of Death and magical spirits, tales of the voyages of Sindbad, of Ali Baba's outwitting a band of forty thieves and of jinnis trapped in rings and in lamps. The sequence of stories will last 1,001 nights.

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The Arabian Nights by Padraic Colum Book Summary:

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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The Arabian Nights by Andrew Lang Book Summary:

The Arabian Nights By Andrew Lang The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (1885), subtitled A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, is a celebrated English language translation of One Thousand and One Nights (the "Arabian Nights") - a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age (8th−13th centuries) - by the British explorer and Arabist Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890). It stood as the only complete translation of the Macnaghten or Calcutta II edition (Egyptian recension) of the "Arabian Nights" until the Malcolm C. and Ursula Lyons translation in 2008.

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The Arabian Nights by Andrew Lang Book Summary:

The Arabian Nights (or One Thousand and One Nights) is a collection of stories compiled by various authors, translators and scholars from countries across the Middle East and South Asia. The tales trace their roots back to ancient Arabia and Yemen, ancient Indian literature and Persian literature, ancient Egyptian literature and Mesopotamian mythology, ancient Syria and Asia Minor, and medieval Arabic folk stories from the Caliphate era. Though the oldest Arabic manuscript dates from the fourteenth century, scholarship generally dates the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800-900.

The Arabian Nights - Illustrated by Monro S. Orr

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The Arabian Nights - Illustrated by Monro S. Orr by Frances Jenkins Olcott,Edward William Lane Book Summary:

This is Edward Lane's 1840 English-language translation of "One Thousand and One Nights," a collection of South Asian and Middle Eastern folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. It was anthologised over hundreds of years by a variety of scholars, authors, and translators across Asia and North Africa, with the stories having roots in medieval Persian, Arabic, Mesopotamian, Jewish, Indian, and Egyptian folklore. Beautifully illustrated by Stuart Orr, this classic collection is ideal for bedtime reading material and not to be missed by lovers of folklore. Edward William Lane (1801 - 1876) was a British Orientalist, translator and lexicographer. Monro Scott Orr (1874-1955) was a painter, etcher and illustrator. The stories include: "The Story of King Shahriar and Sheherazade," "The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie," "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp," "The Enchanted Horse," "The Little Hunchback," "Story of the Blind Baba-Abdalla," "The Story of Ali Cogia, Merchant of Bagdad," "The Story of the Vizir who was Punished," "The Story of the Husband and the Parrot," and many more. Pook Press celebrates the great 'Golden Age of Illustration' in children's literature - a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage classic illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.

Sindbad the Sailor and Other Stories from The Arabian Nights

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Sindbad the Sailor and Other Stories from The Arabian Nights by N.A Book Summary:

Beautifully designed hardcover edition presents classic stories from The Arabian Nights, enhanced with 23 atmospheric color plates. Stories include "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp," "The Sleeper Awakened," and more.

The Arabian Nights Encyclopedia

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The Arabian Nights Encyclopedia by Ulrich Marzolph,Richard van Leeuwen,Hassan Wassouf Book Summary:

The most comprehensive treatment of the Arabian Nights ever published, with more than 800 detailed encyclopedic entries and a wealth of authoritative essays and resources. * Includes 800+ encyclopedic entries covering all aspects of the Arabian Nights * Begins with a fascinating introduction and a variety of essays by renowned scholars, presenting areas of pivotal interest and concern * Includes a concordance of tales in different editions and translations * Provides an extensive bibliography, featuring reference works published in English and other languages

The Arabian Nights

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The Arabian Nights by Richard Francis Burton Book Summary:

The Arabian Nights is your magic carpet ride to exotic lands full of wonders and marvels. First collected nearly a thousand years ago, these folktales are presented as stories that crafty Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over a thousand-and-one consecutive nights, to pique his interest for the next evening's entertainment and thereby save her life. Among them are some of the best-known legends of eastern storytelling, including the Sinbad the Sailor, Aladdin and His Magic Lamp, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. This collection features more than twenty stories, in the classic translation of Sir Richard Burton, published between 1884 and 1886, and full-colour illustrations by Renata Fucikova and Jindra Capek. The Arabian Nights is one of Barnes & Noble's leatherbound classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.

The Arabian Nights

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The Arabian Nights by Richard Burton Book Summary:

Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries.

The Arabian Nights Reader

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The Arabian Nights Reader by Muhsin Jassim Ali,Heinz Grotzfeld,Nabia Abbott,Gustave E. von Grunebaum,Muhsin Mahdi,Solomon D. Goitein,Peter Heath,Jamel-Eddine Bencheikh,Andras Hamori,Michael Cooperson,Tzvetan Todorov,Roger Allen,Fedwa Malti-Douglas,Peter D. Molan,Wayne State University Press Book Summary:

An authoritative guide to research inspired by the Arabian Nights, containing sixteen influential essays.

The Arabian Nights in Transnational Perspective

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The Arabian Nights in Transnational Perspective by Hande A. Birkalan-Gedik,Cristina Bacchilega,Noelani Arista,Francesca Maria Corrao,Sabir Badalkham,Hasan El-Shamy,Geert Jan van Gelder,Suzanne Enderwitz,Heinz Grotzfeld,Lee Haring,Thomas Geider,Donald Haase,Robert Irwin,Margaret A. Mills,Joseph Sadan,Sylvette Larzul,Sadhana Naithani Book Summary:

The follow-up to The Arabian Nights Reader, this volume investigates the transnational features of the Arabian Nights.

Sindbad and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights

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Sindbad and Other Stories from the Arabian Nights by N.A Book Summary:

Now as sumptuously packaged as they are critically acclaimed? new deluxe trade paperback editions of the beloved stories. Husain Haddawy?s rapturously received translation of The Arabian Nights is based on a landmark reconstruction of the earliest extant manuscript version. Readers of this classic will also want to own Sindbad, a collection of four later stories associated with the Arabian Nights tradition, including ?Sindbad the Sailor? and ?Aladdin and the Magic Lamp.?

The Arabian Nights

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The Arabian Nights by N.A Book Summary:

A retelling of the enthralling stories by a renowned folklorist, including Aladdin and Ali Baba, with evocative illustrations

Tales from the Arabian Nights

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Tales from the Arabian Nights by Val Biro Book Summary:

A lavishly illustrated collection of best-loved tales and adventures. Retold and illustrated by the inimitable Val Biro. The Voyages of Sindbad the Sailor Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp The Enchanted Horse Awake or Asleep? True or False? Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves The Pot of Gold

Illustrated Arabian Nights

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Illustrated Arabian Nights by Anna Milbourne,Alida Massari Book Summary:

A collection of tales from the Arabian nights retold for younger readers, this book also includes a short history of the origins of the legendary stories.

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The Arabian Nights by Malcolm C. Lyons,Robert Irwin,Ursula Lyons Book Summary:

Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king tales of adventure, love, riches and wonder - tales of mystical lands peopled with princes and hunchbacks, the Angel of Death and magical spirits, tales of the voyages of Sindbad, of Ali Baba's outwitting a band of forty thieves and of jinnis trapped in rings and in lamps. One of the best known and most influential works of literature ever written, this is the first complete translation into English of The Arabian Nights from the Arabic since the 1880s. It also includes new translations from 18th century French of the so-called 'orphan stories', for which no original Arabic text remains. In a wonderful three-volume, luxury, limited edition boxset, this is a truly beautiful object.

Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes

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Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes by N.A Book Summary:

Notorious for the delight he took in tweaking the sexual taboos of the Victorian age-as well as the delight he took in the resulting shock of his bashful peers-British adventurer, linguist, and author CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON (1821-1890) is perhaps best remembered for his unexpurgated translation of the Eastern classic The One Thousand and One Nights, more famously known today as The Arabian Nights. Originating in Persian, Indian, and Arabic sources as far back as the ninth century AD, this collection of bawdy tales-which Burton was the first to bring to English readers in uncensored form-has exerted incalculable influence on modern literature. It represents one of the earliest examples of a framing story, as young Shahrazad, under threat of execution by the King, postpones her death by regaling him with these wildly entertaining stories over the course of 1,001 nights. The stories themselves feature early instances of sexual humor, satire and parody, murder mystery, horror, and even science fiction. Burton's annotated 16-volume collection, as infamous as it is important, was first published between 1885 and 1888, and remains an entertainingly naughty read. Volume I includes: [ Burton's introductory forward [ "Story of King Shahryar and His Brother" [ "Tale of the Trader and the Jinni" [ "Tale of the Wazir and the Sage Duban" [ "Tale of the Prince and the Ogress" [ "Tale of the Ensorcelled Prince" [ "The Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad" [ "Tale of the Three Apples" [ "The Reeve's Tale" [ "Tale of the Jewish Doctor" [ and others.

The Thousand and One Nights, Or, The Arabian Nights Entertainments

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The Thousand and One Nights, Or, The Arabian Nights Entertainments by Edward William Lane Book Summary:

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The Arabian Nights in English Literature

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The Arabian Nights in English Literature by Peter L. Caracciolo Book Summary:

A collection of essays which attempts to chart the influence of Arabian stories on English literature since Chaucer's day. In the tales of Scheherezade, the contributors claim, lie some of the origins of genres such as the novel, detective story and science fiction.

Favorite Tales from the Arabian Nights' Entertainments

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Favorite Tales from the Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Richard F. Burton Book Summary:

Six enchanting tales told by an Arabian princess to delay her execution: "Sinbad the Seaman and Sinbad the Landsman;" "Aladdin, or the Wonderful Lamp;" "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves," and 3 others.

The Arabian Nights - Illustrated by Walter Paget

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The Arabian Nights - Illustrated by Walter Paget by W. H. D. Rouse Book Summary:

This is W. H. D. Rouse's 1863 English-language translation of "One Thousand and One Nights", a collection of South Asian and Middle Eastern folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. It was anthologised over hundreds of years by a variety of scholars, authors, and translators across Asia and North Africa, with the stories having roots in medieval Persian, Arabic, Mesopotamian, Jewish, Indian, and Egyptian folklore. Exquisitely illustrated by W. H. D. Rouse, this classic collection would make for perfect bedtime reading material and is not to be missed by lovers of folklore and classic fairy tales. Walter Stanley Paget (1863-1935) was an English artist and illustrator whose fantastic work adorned books and magazines in late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century London. Other notable works illustrated by Paget include: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1891-93), "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1902), and "Thomas Hardy: A Bibliographical Study" (1968). The stories in this collection include: "Sinbad the Sailor", "Ali Baba and his Forty Thieves", "The Story of King Shahriar and Sheherazade", "The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie", "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp", "The Enchanted Horse", "The Little Hunchback", "The Story of Ali Cogia, Merchant of Bagdad", "The Story of the Vizir who was Punished", "The Story of the Husband and the Parrot", and many more. Pook Press celebrates the great 'Golden Age of Illustration' in children's literature - a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage classic illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.

The Arabian Nights

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The Arabian Nights by N.A Book Summary:

Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad always withheld the ending: A thousand and one nights later, her life was spared forever. This volume reproduces the 1932 Modern Library edition, for which Bennett A. Cerf chose the most famous and representative stories from Sir Richard F. Burton's multivolume translation, and includes Burton's extensive and acclaimed explanatory notes. These tales, including Alaeddin; or, the Wonderful Lamp, Sinbad the Seaman and Sinbad the Landsman, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, have entered into the popular imagination, demonstrating that Shahrazad's spell remains unbroken. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Arabian Nights Entertainments

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton Book Summary:

The Arabian Nights' Entertainments (Alf Laylah wa Laylah) Sir Richard Burton This is Andrew Lang's 1898 English-language translation of "One Thousand and One Nights," a collection of South Asian and Middle Eastern folk tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age. It was anthologised over hundreds of years by a variety of scholars, authors, and translators across Asia and North Africa, with the stories having roots in medieval Persian, Arabic, Mesopotamian, Jewish, Indian, and Egyptian folklore. Beautifully illustrated by H. J. Ford, this classic collection is ideal for bedtime reading material and not to be missed by lovers of folklore. Andrew Lang (1844 - 1912) was a Scottish novelist, poet, literary critic, and anthropologist, most famous as a significant collector of folk stories and fairy tales. Other notable works by this author include: "The Green Fairy Book" (1892), "The Yellow Fairy Book" (1894), and "The Pink Fairy Book" (1897). The stories include: "The Story of the Merchant and the Genius," "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp," "The Enchanted Horse," "The Little Hunchback," "Story of the Blind Baba-Abdalla," "The Story of Ali Cogia, Merchant of Bagdad," "The Story of the Vizir who was Punished," "The Story of the Husband and the Parrot," and many more. Pook Press celebrates the great 'Golden Age of Illustration' in children's literature - a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage classic illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. the arabian nights entertainments pdf the arabian nights entertainments book the arabian nights entertainments summary arabian nights entertainments amazon

Tales from the Arabian Nights

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Tales from the Arabian Nights by Enid Blyton Book Summary:

Retells the the best of Scheherazade's stories, including "Sinbad the Sailor," and "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp."