The Thousand Nights And One Night by David Walser, Jan Pienkowski
  

The Thousand Nights And One Night

Written by David Walser, Jan Pienkowski

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Prepare to be dazzled by this truly re-markable creation. Old exotic tales from the east are brought to life by Jan Piekowski's beautiful silhouettes on colour. The use of silver ink printing throughout makes this book a truly wonderful production of one of the oldest and best-loved story collections. Ali baba, Aladdin and Sinbad literally jump out of the page at you.

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The Thousand Nights And One Night by David Walser, Jan Pienkowski

Welcome to an ancient world of enchantment and adventure where animals talk, genies grant wishes and sorcerers and sultans rub shoulders with men. Based on the original nineteenth-century English translation by Sir Richard Burton, this title retells these tales with a flourish of magic.

About the Author

About the author and illustrator

Jan Pieñkowski is a celebrated illustrator of children's books and an internationally renowned master of silhouettes. He has won the Greenaway Medal twice for his illustration of Joan Aiken's The Kingdom Under the Sea and for the pioneering pop-up book Haunted House. David Walser is a writer, translator, artist and musician. His two previous collaborations with Jan Pieñkowski are the much acclaimed The Fairy Tales and The Thousand Nights and One Night.

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Format

Hardback

Author

David Walser, Jan Pienkowski
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

4th October 2007

ISBN

9780141382883

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