Fooling the Forty Thieves [An Arabian Tale]
From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends
From the pages of Arabian Nights comes an amazing tale of chance and adventure. Ali Baba, a poor man who makes his living selling wood, stumbles upon a secret cave where 40 bandits have been hiding priceless treasures. He enters the cave and decides to take some treasures for himself. Ali Baba’s wife is thrilled at their newfound fortune—but when she borrows a scale to weigh the riches, Ali Baba’s secret gets out. Now that the secret is revealed, will Ali Baba be able to keep his fortune? Or will the bandits get their revenge?
|Grade 4 - Grade 8
|Graphic Novels, Social Studies
|Lerner Publishing Group
|Graphic Universe ™
|Number of Pages
|Reading Counts! Level
|Reading Counts! Points
|6.375 x 9.25
|Guided Reading Level
|ATOS Reading Level
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz
|Accelerated Reader® Points
|Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Original artwork, Pronunciation guide, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource
Author: Marie P. Croall
Marie P. Croall lives in Cary, North Carolina. She has written for Marvel, DC Comics, Moonstone Books, Devils Due, and Harris Comics, and has completed a self-published graphic novel and a short film. Marie has spent much of her life reading fables and legends, and enjoys discovering new things about different cultures.
Illustrator: Clint Hilinski
Clint Hilinski grew up in Esko, Minnesota, where he became interested in art at an early age. He continued studying art at the University of Wisconsin, Superior, where he received his Bachelor's degree in fine art. Hilinski's influences include Jim Lee, Alan Davis, and Adam Hughes. He has worked as an illustrator for DC, Image, Dark Horse, and many other companies.
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Graphic Myths and Legends
Supreme artwork and storytelling are the hallmarks of Lerner Publishing Group’s Graphic Universe imprint. With art and text created by experienced graphic novel authors and artists―who also work for publishers such as DC and Marvel―using traditional drawings, coloring, and… View available downloads →