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Folktales from the Arabian Peninsula

Folktales from the Arabian Peninsula
Tales of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

Author: Nadia Jameel Taibah and Margaret Read MacDonald

Tales from the Arabian Peninsula, retold by Margaret Read MacDonald. Tales from Saudi Arabia retold by Nadia Jameel Taibah

Type Year Publisher Price Length   ISBN
Hardcover  2015        978-1-59158-529-9 
Hardcover    Libraries Unlimited       
Hardcover        115p.   

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"Taibah and Macdonald present readers with a collection of traditional folktales from throughout the Arabian Peninsula countries of Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, and The United Arab Emirates. The collection contains stories that represent the great cultural diversity of the peninsula and footnotes that relate the relationship of each story to folklore around the world. Several of the stories included have never been translated and published in English before. Margaret Read Macdonald is with the King County Library System, Washington. Nadia Jameel Taibah is a faculty member of King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia. (© Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)"  ...ProtoView; Beaverton Vol. 3, Iss. 1, Beaverton: Ringgold Inc. (Jan 5, 2016)


Storytelling World Best Storytelling Collection
Honor Award   

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