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One thousand and one nights

Author: C J Moore; Olga Dugina
Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sheherazade, the king's beautiful wife, is due to be executed at dawn - unless she can convince the king to change his mind. That night she tells him a wonderful story which, as dawn comes, she leaves unfinished. 'Will you let me live to finish the tale?' she asks. 'Of course', replies the king, 'I must know what happens next'. Night after night, Sheherazade tells story after story, always leaving the last one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Translations
Juvenile literature
Translations into English
Named Person: Scheherazade, Queen consort of Shahryar King of Persia (Legendary character); Scheherazade, Queen consort of Shahryar King of Persia (Legendary character)
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C J Moore; Olga Dugina
ISBN: 9780863156007 0863156002
OCLC Number: 416261803
Description: 87 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Sheherazade --
Ali Baba and the forty thieves --
The tale of the ox and the ass --
The horse of ebony --
How the story of Sheherazade ended
Other Titles: Die shonsten marchen aus 1001 nacht.
Responsibility: illustrated by Olga Dugina ; retold by C.J. Moore

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An enchanting collection of eastern stories including Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, The Ox and the Ass and The Horse of Ebony.  Read more...

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'This is a lavishly illustrated and beautifully presented book...popular with artists aswell as readers'-- D. Telford, The School Librarian, Winter 2009'An enchanting collection of eastern stories Read more...

 
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