Synopses & Reviews
‘According to legend, the stories we know as ‘The Arabian Nights were first spun out by Scheherazade across a thousand and one nights. Now modern-day Scheherazade Deborah Nourse Lattimore retells a trio of these timeless tales, enriching them with paintings both lavish and luminous. . . .Arabian Nights is a model of painstaking research and a triumph of artistry, from the breathtaking dust-jacket portrait of Aladdin to the gorgeously embellished picture of a genie on the final page. Clearly, this is a book for all ages to treasure and one that elevates its creator to the first rank of American picture book artists.—Los Angeles Times.
About the Author
Deborah Nourse Lattimore has traveled all over the world as a scholar, an artist, and a writer. She loves creating picture books that take young readers on amazing journeys back through time to ancient and mysterious cultures. In Medusa, Ms. Lattimore transports readers to the mythological Greece of long ago, when gods meddled with mortals and fates would often be cursed. When not roaming the world, Ms. Lattimore lives in Los Angeles, CA, with her two children.