From Lebanese writer Wafa' Tarnowska and Spanish artist Carole Hénaff, this magnificent new edition of The Arabian Nights brings together famous and less familiar tales from A Thousand and One Nights and includes the frame story of Shahrazade and Shahriyar.
Product Dimensions:5.5 x 8.13 inches
Page Count:160 pages
Age Range:Ages 10 years and up
Awards & Accolades
Notable Books for Children, Smithsonian magazine, 2010
American Folklore Society Aesop Accolade, 2011
Gold Medal Winner, Moonbeam Awards, 2011
"The volume's best feature is its lovely, detail-rich, color-saturated acrylic illustrations that incorporate traditional motifs" – The Horn Book Magazine
About the Contributors
Written by - Wafa' Tarnowska
Wafa' Tarnowska was born in Lebanon, has lived in Australia, India, Cyprus and Poland, and now lives in Dubai. In her work, Wafa' sets out to build a bridge between East and West, helping to break down the stereotypical images people have of one another. Wafa' is also the author of The Seven Wise Princesses, a retelling for children of the Sufi writer Nizami's medieval classic Haft Paykar.
Illustrated by - Carole Hénaff
Carole Hénaff is inspired by her travels and is never without her sketchbook. She studied theatrical literature in Parish before moving to Barcelona to study graphic design and illustration. Carole has illustrated children's books in France and Spain, including Smara, which was awarded the Isaac Díaz Pardo prize for Best Illustrated Book, 2006.