Sinbad the Sailor by Marcia Williams

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The world-famous hero of Middle Eastern folktales returns in some of his great adventures, including his encounters with giants and sea monsters, in a zesty and colorful retelling featuring comic-book style art and a modern touch of humor.
 

About Marcia Williams

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Marcia Williams has retold many classics for children, including CHARLES DICKENS AND FRIENDS; TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE; GREEK MYTHS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN; THE ILIAD AND THE ODYSSEY; and BRAVO, MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE! Of this book, she says, "Working on the Old Testament has been a joy. The tales are so rich, it is always possible to find something new within them. Yet, at the same time, they have all the comfort of the familiar." She lives in London.
 
Published January 1, 1994 by Walker Books. 40 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The comic-strip format that Williams has used for her renditions of Don Quixote (1993) and of the Greek myths and the biblical story of Joseph is particularly well suited to this old favorite with its highly visual adventures and miracles and stories-within-the-story narrative.

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Williams ( Greek Myths for Young Children ; Don Quixote ) once again dips playfully into the mythical past, here recreating--with wit and kid-pleasing visuals--the travels and travails of the entertai

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Williams ( Greek Myths for Young Children ;

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