One thousand and one nights childrens book

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The Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night Arabian Nights, Volume 02 Part 1/2 Full Audiobook

It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights , from the first English-language edition c. The work was collected over many centuries by various authors, translators, and scholars across West, Central, and South Asia and North Africa. Some tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic , Persian , Indian , Greek , Jewish and Turkish [3] folklore and literature.

The Book of One Thousand and One Nights facts for kids

I mean, naturally I never literally thought there was a girl with a magic pumpkin out there, but growing up in France, with French dynastic history drilled into me from primary school, I figured out pretty quickly that there had never been a Queen Cinderella in the House of Bourbon, in spite of the classic film, Ever After, trying to convince me otherwise. Odd as it may sound, that niggled at my enjoyment of the story and those fairytales lost their magic more quickly for me. In school all my history lessons from the time we were done with the Egyptians and the Romans up until leaned heavily west. For me as a child that meant the near east held a mysterious draw that comes with a lack of actual knowledge, and let my imagination run wild until everything I read in storybooks seemed like it really might be out there in the desert. In Antoine Galland started translating and adapting the text into French, the first Western collection of these stories, and it launched a fashion for Orientalism in Europe, which lasted well into the late nineteenth century.

One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (Oxford Story Collections) Guardian Children's Fiction Award, Whitbread Award (twice) and the Blue Peter Book of the .
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