ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP - CLASSIC NOVEL - LAURENCE HOUSMANWhen the king of Persia is shocked to find his wife in unfaithful, he has her executed. Each day he marries a new bride and in the morning he has his bride killed before she can be unfaithful. Finally there are no more young virgins to marry except one, the Vizier's daughter, named Scherazade. On their marriage night, she tells the king a tale, but does not end it. The king, curious about how the story ends, is thus forced to postpone her excution. Each night she ends the tale, but begins a new tale continuing for 1001 nights. Finally the king decides he can not execute such a cleaver woman and makes her his true Queen. This is one of those beloved classic tales, sure to be enjoyed. Recommended by The Gunston Trust for Nonviolence in Children's Literature. Age 12-Adult.