One Thousand and One Arabian Nights by Andrew Lang
The Arabian Nights Entertainments

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One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, sometimes called The Arabian Nights Entertainments, is a collection of classic Middle Eastern stories that have been a keystone in world folklore for over three hundred years. Join Aladdin on his adventures with his magical lamp, Sinbad as he travels the world, and Ali Baba as he risks his life to outwit the Forty Thieves. This beautiful edition contains Andrew Lang's original classic translation plus "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" translated by Jonathan Scott, giving the reader the best of both worlds.

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Andrew Lang (March, 31, 1844 - July 20, 1912) was a Scottish writer and literary critic who is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. Lang's academic interests extended beyond the literary and he was a noted contributor to the fields of anthropology, folklore, psychical research, history, and classic scholarship, as well as the inspiration for the University of St. Andrew's Andrew Lang Lectures. A prolific author, Lang published more than 100 works during his career, including twelve fairy books, in which he compiled folk and fairy tales from around the world. Lang's Lilac Fairy and Red Fairy books are credited with influencing J. R. R. Tolkien, who commented on the importance of fairy stories in the modern world in his 1939 Andrew Lang Lecture "On Fairy-Stories. Jonathan and Kelly are professional speakers and writers who specialize in drug prevention education for students, teachers and parents. Working from their base in Southern California, they have spent the past 17 years lecturing in the private school community using humor, science and multi-sensory teaching techniques to simplify a complex subject. They have published a series of handbooks helping parents with this difficult topic including Not All Kids Do Drugs, The Mother's Checklist of Drug Prevention and their newest in the series, Where's The Party? They can be found at
Published April 5, 2010 by Megalodon Entertainment LLC.. 248 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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