Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves by Matthew K. Manning


Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves by Matthew K. Manning

The story of Ali Baba, a young Persian boy who discovers a cave filled with gold and jewels, the hidden treasures of forty deadly thieves. Unfortunately, his greedy brother, Kassim, cannot wait to get his hands on the riches. Returning to the cave, he is captured by the thieves and killed, and now the evil men want revenge on Ali Baba as well.

About the Author

Over the course of Matthew K. Manning's writing career, he has written comics or books starring Batman, Superman, the Flash, the Justice League, and even Bugs Bunny. Some of his more recent works include the popular hardcover for Andrews McMeel Publishing entitled The Batman Files, a graphic novel retelling of The Fall of the House of Usher, and several DC Super Heroes books for Stone Arch Books. He lives in Mystic, Connecticut with his wife Dorothy and daughter Lillian. Ricardo Osnaya is a self-taught illustrator, living and working in Mexico. Since first publishing editorial illustrations in Excelsior Magazine, Osnaya has made a name for himself as a freelance artist. He's published the comics Burundis and Dos Guerreros and illustrated popular characters, such as the Power Rangers. Currently, Osnaya collaborates with Protobunker Studio and works as a comic and illustration instuctor at the Mexican Institute of Youth and other schools.

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Book Info


72 pages
Interest Age: From 10 To 14


Matthew K. Manning
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Publication date

14th March 2013



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