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Author Tarnowska, Wafa'.

Title The seven wise princesses : a medieval Persian epic / retold by Wafa' Tarnowska ; illustrated by Nilesh Mistry.

Publication Info. Bath : Barefoot, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Children's Department  J823.92 TAR    Check Shelf
Description 96 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Note Originally published: 2000.
These tales are based on the Persian poem Haft Paykar, written by the 12th-century Sufi poet Nizami.
Contents The making of a Shah -- The building of the Seven Pavilions -- The raja who dressed in black (told on Saturday by the Indian princess) -- The emir who did not want to marry (told on Sunday by the Greek princess) -- The lovesick hermit (told on Monday by the Arabian princess) -- The princess of the fort (told on Tuesday by the Russian princess) -- The adventures of young Mahan (told on Wednesday by the Moroccan princess) -- The story of good and bad (told on Thursday by the Chinese princess) -- The unfortunate lovers (told on Friday by the Persian princess) -- The shah and the shepherd.
Subject Fairy tales.
Sufi poetry, Persian -- Juvenile literature.
Persian poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Values -- Juvenile fiction.
Princesses and princes -- Folklore.
Genre/Form Children's stories.
Added Author Mistry, Nilesh.
Added Title 7 wise princesses
ISBN 9781846862496 (hardback)
1846862493 (hardback)
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