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

by N.J. Dawood

Other authorsN. J. Dawood (Translator), William Harvey (Illustrator)
Paperback, 1997

Status

Available

Local notes

PB Daw

Publication

Puffin Books (1997), Edition: Reissue, 208 pages

Description

Lively tales of magic and trickery, retold from the original Arabic. 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. Complete and unabridged.

Language

Original language

Arabic

Physical description

208 p.; 5.13 inches

ISBN

0140367829 / 9780140367829

Barcode

813

User reviews

LibraryThing member maikeru0806
Maybe you know aladdin of Desney ,don't you?I had read aladdin of desney before I read the book.This
book is a little diferent with desney of aladdin.For example , aladdin can't use lamp more three times.But I almost knew this story.I was boring. so,I thought I have to read parfectly unknown books.… (more)

Lexile

970L

Pages

208

Rating

(10 ratings; 3.8)
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