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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Open Sesame! The famous story from Persia of how Ali Baba outwitted a band of robbers with a little help from the clever slave-girl, Morgiana.

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Aladdin’s Lamp

Aladdin’s Lamp is packed with oriental mystique – not one, but two genies, wicked magicians, gold and jewels galore, a palace that is transported through thin air, a beautiful princes, and a poor boy who gets very lucky indeed.

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The Blind Beggar of Baghdad

This story from the 1001 nights tells of hidden treasure and magical powers. It will remind you a little of Aladdin, but it’s more serious. The Blind Beggar of Baghdad is a warning about how greed can drive you mad.

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1001 Nights

How to enchant a terrible Sultan through the art of Story-telling.

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The Bull and the Donkey

Download the audio Click to Play, Right Click to Save As Scheherazade is married to the Sultan. All his many previous brides have been beheaded the morning after their wedding. Her plan to stay alive is to keep the terrible tyrant amused with stories, always leaving him wanting more. Her first story is an amusing […]

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The Fox and the Wolf

From the 1001 nights, a tale of a fox and a wolf who are friends – but do not trust each other.

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The Flying Horse Part 1

Part fairytale, part science fiction, this story from the 1001 Nights is full of wonder. An inventor presents the King of Persia with an enchanted horse. His son flies off to meet a beautiful princess, but there is trouble in store.

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The Flying Horse Part 2

Weeping Princess from Flying Horse

Our prince must fight a whole army. Can he survive? What will become of his love the princess? And what of the magician who made the enchanted horse?

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The Second Voyage of Sinbad

Bid picks up elephant

Sinbad falls into a valley full of giant serpents and precious diamonds. Only some giant birds can save him.

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