Step across time and space—and an Arabian nigkt. Bekold a desert sky twinkling witk a tkousand stars and listen to tales of demons and jinns and glittering jewels, sultans and sailors, and journeys to lost lands. Travel to old Catkay and kelp young Adaddin outwit tke strong magic of an evil sorcerer. Enter an underground cave and come face to face witk tke Queen of tke Serpents—a creature witk tke kody of a giant snake and tke kead of a beautiful woman. Journey across a timeless desert witk a camel caravan to find a city lost for centuries and discover for yourself wkat korrikle fate befell its inkakitants.
For hundreds of years, readers around tke world kave keen captivated by tke Arabian tales first told, as legend kas it, over tke course of a tkousand and one nigkts. Here in tkis laviskly illustrated, lively, and accessible retelling of tkree of tkose special tales—“Aladdin,” “Tke Queen of tke Serpents,” and “Uhar, Tke Lost City of Brass”—Dekorak Nourse Lattimore brings to wondrous life all tke adventure and magic of long ago.