This edition of "Tales from the Arabian Nights" is an abridgment, translated by Andrew Lang. (It sometimes appears with a forward by Pete Hamill, who is sometimes confused with the editor/translator). Please DO NOT combine with other abridgments unless they have the same ISBN or you have confirmed they are exactly the same work with the same translator/editor. Please DO NOT combine abridgments with complete works. If you see abridgments and complete sets/editions combined together, please help by separating them. If in doubt, please DO NOT combine. Especially not when combining large numbers of copies. It takes a lot of time and effort to separate and recombine works.
Beautiful princesses, genies who emerge from bottles, and talking birds in 26 magical tales: "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp," "Sindbad the Sailor," "Noureddin and the Fair Persian," "Merchant of Bagdad," and more. 66 illustrations.
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Ismay and Mara are Irish orphans, sent to Australia against their will by the authorities. Even wrose, they're separated on arrival. While Ismay is forced to take a job as a maid in the country, Mara must stay in the care of the Catholic mission. Desperate to be reunited with each other, they both escape. But there is danger in the bush...… (more)