The Storyteller: Tales from the Arabian Nights


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Author: Anushka Ravishankar

9780143331292 | PB | pp. 180 | 2011 | Puffin Books

The Storyteller: Tales from the Arabian Nights is a book filled with tales. Tales of magic, genies, fishermen and caliphs. What if your life depended upon being able to tell a good story?

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What if your life depended on being able to tell a good story? Schariar, King of Persia, would marry a woman every night only to chop off her head every morning. He had sentenced the beautiful and clever Scherazade to the same fate. Determined to save herself and other women from this gruesome decree, Queen Scherazade began telling him stories one night — of magic lamps and genies, of fishermen and caliphs, of treasure-caves and strange potions. Tales so wonderful that the one night turned into 1001.But what would happen when Scherazade ran out of yarns to spin? This new collection of Tales from the Arabian Nights will make you gasp with wonder and laugh with delight and the magical storyteller Scherazade will keep you spellbound for days.


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About the Author

Th author has written over thirty books-verse, fiction and non-fiction, many of which have been translated into several languages and several of which have won awards, both national and international.

Some of her popular works for children include the Zain and Ana series, Elephants Never Forget, Moin and the Monster and The Boy who Drew Cats.

She is the co-founder of Duckbill Books, a publishing house.


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