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Napoli, Donna Jo

Tales from the Arabian Nights: Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal

(3) 4-6 Illustrated by Christina Balit. Napoli (Treasury of Norse Mythology et al.) presents the legendary tales of Scheherazade. A helpful introduction draws attention to the "stories within stories within stories within the overarching story" structure; sidebars provide further context for readers. Well-sourced back matter tells more about the author's "literary license" along with information about "the Ancient Arab World." Lush, luminous illustrations appear throughout. Bib., ind.

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