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Title: Tales from the Arabian Nights
Author: Edited by David Foulds
ISBN: 0 19 597131 0
Genre: Adventure, Classics, Science fiction and fantasy, Short stories
Level: 1
Module: Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life
Home and neighbourhood
Wonderful things
Social issues

A cruel king marries beautiful young women, but always has their heads cut off in the morning. However, his new wife, Sheherezade, is clever. Every night, she starts to tell him a wonderful story.

She tells him about a greedy man who finds a robbers' cave, full of treasure, but cannot remember the magic words to get out again. She tells him the story of Sinbad the sailor, of a genie in a bottle, of Aladdin and his magic lamp, and many more.

Every morning, the King lets his new wife live, because he wants to hear the end of the story. Now you can read some of Sheherezade's wonderful stories - and find out what happens to the storyteller herself!

This book includes The Unhappy King, The Genie in the Bottle, Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, Aladdin and the Princess, Ali Baba, The Tale of Sinbad the Sailor and The Man with Three Wives.

If you enjoyed this book, you may also like
The Golden Goose and Other Stories, Level 1
Treasure Island, Level 1


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