In the land once called Persia, you wouldn't want to go through the forest – but Merchant Ali has no choice. Let your children find out what happens to him in our version of this famous Grecian-Arabian tale!
"Merchant Ali and the 40 Brigands" was adapted by Chip Colquhoun, and is performed by Erika Sanderson (erikasanderson.com).
Illustrated by Erica Terry-Rose.
For easy and fun ways to link this story to the UK National Curriculum, make sure you also listen to our Epic Learning podcast. Further storytelling and learning resources – including videos and creative challenges for your children – can be found at epictales.co.uk
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