One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

One Thousand and One Arabian Nights




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by Geraldine McCaughrean

An original version of the Arabian Nights stories from 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.

288 pages
Ages 10 to 13

ISBN: 0192750135
EAN: 9780192750136