Quentin Blake's the Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor

By Rob Jones

The first adventure story, wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake. Seven wonderful tales to delight readers (and the read-to!).

Originally part of the Arabian Nights stories, the adventures of Sinbad are among the first adventure stories created to thrill audiences. The son of a rich merchant, Sinbad spends his time squandering his wealth until he realises that he must make better use of his fortune. So with a ship full of valuable goods to trade, he sets sail from Baghdad on a series of voyages full of peril, monsters and fortune.

THE ILLUSTRATOR

Quentin Blake is simply today’s most popular and best-loved children’s illustrator. His books are loved by children all over the world. His titles include Mr Magnolia, Mrs Armitage and, of course, the many stories of Roald Dahl.

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