Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights (Puffin Classics)

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9780140351057: Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights (Puffin Classics)

A poor ragamuffin finds an old lamp that makes his fortune, a fisherman becomes rich by casting his nets in an enchanted lake, a prince disappears on a flying horse! These tales and more are retold for children, featuring powerful kings and princes, magical genies and wicked magicians, in some of the best-loved stories of all time.

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The ragamuffin Aladdin finds an old lamp which makes his fortune; a prince disappears on a flying horse; A falcon proves wiser than a king...These tales of kings and princes, magicians, and talking beasts, which were daily entertainment in India, Persia and Arabia over a thousand years ago, are retold especially for children in this vivid, fresh collection.

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Editor N. J. Dawood (27 August 1927 – 20 November 2014) was an Iraqi-Jewish translator whose lively and poetic English translation of The Koran has never been out of print.

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Published by Puffin (1989)
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Book Description Puffin, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Enchanting tales of genies, magic and mythical beasts. A poor ragamuffin finds an old lamp which makes his fortune, a fisherman becomes rich by casting his nets in an enchanted lake and a prince disappears on a flying horse! These tales about powerful kings and princes, magical genies and wicked magicians full of trickery were the daily entertainment of everyday people over a thousand years ago. Passed down from generation to generation, these stories are retold here especially for children directly from the original Arabic sources, so that they are as fresh and vivid as they were when they were first told. This is an entertaining and lively collection of some of the best-loved stoires in the world. Bookseller Inventory # 010391

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