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.
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.
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.
How to enchant a terrible Sultan through the art of Story-telling.
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 […]
From the 1001 nights, a tale of a fox and a wolf who are friends – but do not trust each other.
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.
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?
Long ago, in the city of Baghdad, there lived a man named Sinbad the Hammál. He was a porter who strayed into the garden of another Sinbad – a wealthy merchant. The merchant invites his namesake in and tells him the story of his incredible sea voyages.
Sinbad falls into a valley full of giant serpents and precious diamonds. Only some giant birds can save him.