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The Arabian Nights

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Paperback Chapter Book

ISBN: 9781846865688

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Written by Wafa' Tarnowska
Illustrated by Carole Hénaff

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.

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  • 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 is an award-winning writer, translator and storyteller. She was born in Lebanon and has worked and lived in several countries from India, to Australia, to the UAE as well as Cyprus and Lebanon. She currently lives between the UK and Poland, writing, translating books and documentaries and offering storytelling sessions in English and Arabic. Wafa' sees herself as a cultural bridge between East and West, and has also written the award-winning The Arabian Nights for Barefoot Books.
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.

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