The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor by Said

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Ageless yarn-spinning, if not quite so laced with thrilling melodrama as John Yeoman and Quentin Blake’s rendition (1997).
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The seven voyages of Sinbad, from A Thousand and One Arabian Nights, have been thrilling readers and listeners for generations. Sinbad, the merchant adventurer, encounters treasure, a sea-monster, the Old Man of the Sea, and more in this captivating and stunningly illustrated retelling.
 

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Rashin was born in Iran and now lives in Washington, D.C. She is one of the most outstanding young Iranian illustrators working today. She has been awarded the Golden Apple of Bratislava and was selected for the 2013 Bologna Book Fair Illustrators Exhibit and a 2014 IBBY Honor. Among her many books are Two Parrots and There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly-her first books published in the United States.SAID, who publishes only under his first name for security reasons, was born in Tehran in 1947 and has lived in Munich since 1965. He is the author of numerous books and has received many awards, including the Premio Letterario Internazionale "Jean Monnet" and the German PEN Center's Hermann-Kesten Medal, he served as president of the German PEN Center and director of the Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN. His first book for NorthSouth was Snow Bears Never Lie.
 
Published December 30, 2011 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 38 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Kirkus

Above average
on Sep 16 2015

Ageless yarn-spinning, if not quite so laced with thrilling melodrama as John Yeoman and Quentin Blake’s rendition (1997).

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NY Journal of Books

Below average
Reviewed by Michelle Martinez on Feb 12 2016

Many older fairytales have withstood modernization and have found new life and new fans. Sinbad sadly misses the boat.

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