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Sinbad the sailor by Marcia Williams

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Published by Candlewick Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English



  • Arab countries.


  • Sindbad the Sailor (Legendary character),
  • Fairy tales.,
  • Arabs -- Folklore.,
  • Folklore -- Arab countries.,
  • Cartoons and comics.

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About the Edition

Uses a comic strip format to present the seven voyages of Sinbad, in which he encounters a colossal giant, a sea monster, and other dangers.

Edition Notes

Colored maps on endpapers.

Other titlesSindbad the sailor.
Statementretold and illustrated by Marcia Williams.
LC ClassificationsPN6727.W475 S56 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1396142M
ISBN 101564023109
LC Control Number93003531

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Apr 03,  · 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 entertainingly eccentric Sinbad. Her signature comic-strip-style art, busy and brilliantly hued, follows this errant sailor on seven danger-filled voyages/5(3). Apr 03,  · The stories of Sinbad the Sailor are some of the best loved tales from "The Arabian Nights". Travel over the seas and follow Sinbad's adventures retold in Marcia Williams' vivid comic-strip style. These seven stories are presented in an entertaining and accessible way packed with hilarious creatures and spectacular feats!/5(3). Feb 11,  · My latest read, Sinbad the Sailor, by Phil Masters, continues the positive run, falling somewhere in the middle of its predecessors. The bulk of the book is a retelling of Sinbad’s seven voyages (including an alternate seventh voyage), keeping the original frame of Sinbad the Sailor telling the story to Sinbad the Porter, his poorer namesake/5(2). Sindbad the Sailor and Other Stories is the second collection by the publisher Omega, of some of the "Tales from One Thousand and One Nights". The first, simply called "Arabian Nights" is reviewed separately (link here). The two books together contain the most famous of the "Arabian Nights" tales, and the stories chosen have become classics/5.

May 06,  · From School Library Journal Grade 4–6—The legendary journeys of the restless sailor, whose adventures are found in Western translations of The Arabian Nights, contain stories of mythical beasts, harrowing adventures, and marvelous riches. Riordan's retellings are imaginative and accessible without being oversimplified.5/5(3). Book Summary. Sinbad the Sailor. Sinbad was a carrier and he lived under the regime of caliph Harun al-Rashid. As a carrier, he had to carry the load on his head. He was a poor man. He carried a heavy load every day, so he decided to sit on a bench and take a few minutes to rest. Sinbad the Sailor went on seven journeys, and every one of them is a magical story. Sinbad the Sailor believed it was all thanks to Allah because everything is meant to . Sindbad the Sailor, Sindbad also spelled Sinbad, hero of The Thousand and One Nights who recounts his adventures on seven voyages. He is not to be confused with Sindbad the Wise, hero of the frame story of the Seven Wise Masters.

Sinbad the sailor is probably the luckiest person that ever lived. 7 times, he sails forth on a merchant ship. And 7 times, he's shipwrecked on an island where he escapes some awful possible death. And every time, he comes home to add to his riches. He I decided to read this because it keeps being referenced in another book I'm reading, Pax/5. Jan 01,  · The bulk of the book is a retelling of Sinbad’s seven voyages (including an alternate seventh voyage), keeping the original frame of Sinbad the Sailor telling the story to Sinbad the Porter, his poorer namesake. The retellings are solid, if not particularly enthralling/5. The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As a young man Sinbad foolishly squanders all his m /5(22). The Story of Sindbad the Sailor has been told in many versions, with slight variations in title and detail. Sometimes his name is spelled differently: The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor. We've chosen Arabian Nights, Windermere Series, illustrated by Milo Winter ().9/