The Thousand Nights and One Night

Author(s): Jan Pienkowski

Classic Fiction

Welcome to an ancient world of enchantment and adventure where animals talk, genies grant wishes and sorcerers and sultans rub shoulders with men. Based on the original nineteenth-century English translation by Sir Richard Burton, David Walser retells these fantastic tales with a flourish of magic. Jan Pie kowski's exquisite silhouettes on stunning colour bring the stories vivdly to life, with silver ink printing throughout making this a truly sumptuous production of one of the oldest and best-loved story collections.


Product Information

Jan Pienkowski is a celebrated illustrator of children's books. He has won the Greenaway Medal twice for his illustration of Joan Aiken's The Kingdom Under the Sea and for Haunted House. Jan Lives in London.David Walser is a writer, translator, artist and musician. His first book for Puffin was The Fairy Tales, also in collaboration with Jan Pienkowski.

General Fields

  • : 9780141382883
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin Books
  • : 0.844
  • : September 2007
  • : 254mm X 211mm X 22mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jan Pienkowski
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : Jan Pienkowski
  • : English
  • : 398.210953
  • : 160
  • : Black and white Silhouettes and full colour