This is one of the ancient tales that has been passed down through the ages along with other stories under the heading of the Arabian Nights. James Riordan retells the story of Sinbad and the sailor’s seven voyages which are filled with extraordinary and fantastic adventures. The author’s lively style of narration and the interesting and vibrant illustrations enhance the enchanted aura of the adventures giving this ancient tale a modern appeal to a whole new generation of readers.
The book is beautifully illustrated and the overall layout is attractive. The seven voyages are divided into short chapters. The glossary at the end of the book explains unfamiliar words and there is also an additional note about the whole story and its history. An interesting and worthwhile book to have in the school library.