One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, Paperback

One Thousand and One Arabian Nights Paperback

Illustrated by Rosamund Fowler

Part of the Oxford Story Collections series

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This is a completely original version of the "Arabian Nights Stories" by award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean.

In order to delay her inevitable execution, Queen Shaharazad tells her murdering husband, King Shahryar, a wonderfully exciting story every night.

The King is used to a new wife every day, only to put her to death the following day, but finds himself so intrigued in the magical stories Shaharazad tells, he can't bring himself to kill her.

Night after night she tells her wonderful stories until the King starts to realize that he won't be able to live without them...


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages, black and white line drawings
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: Classic
  • ISBN: 9780192750136



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This story is adventure and romantic. Sheherezade is beautiful and clever women. She also knows wonderful story. Oneday, a poor boy picked magic lamp up, and then appered genie from the lamp. He said, I will grant your three wishes.......I had read this book in Japanese,but whenever I read this book I am excite again and again. I want to go to the scene of MIddle Ages of Arabia.

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