This is a fictional story and very attractive for children. which won the best prize of 2000 Noma Concour. It contains very interesting illustrations made by Ms. Nasrin Khosravi.
The story is about the marriage of Parisa, who is the princess of the garden. Golbanoo Khanoom tries to help this marriage take place. Many interesting events happen throughout the story. Finally with the help of Parisa’s friends, she is able to marry the Prince
This story is adapted from the series of “One Thousands & One Night” ; a collection of West and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age. It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights, from the first English language edition (1706), which
rendered the title as The Arabian Nights' Entertainment. The tales themselves trace their roots back to ancient and medieval Arabic,
Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature. In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate
era, while others- this story is among them- are most probably drawn from the Pahlavi Persian work of Hazār Afsān” (A Thousands Tales)!
The Hungry Mouse
20x26 32 Pages 978-622-6630-25-2
“The Hungry Mouse” is an Old Iranian folktale that revolves around greed. It helps children to understand that although “wanting more” is not necessarily a bad thing, it should not turn into greed and hurting others.
The Journey of the Apple
Fasle Panjom, Iran
A ballad that tells the tale of mystical growth through the stages an apple seed is turned into an apple.
The Last Song of the Scarecrow
24 20 Pages 964-300-381-7
Shokoofeh Books,Amirkabir, Iran
The story teaches children not to judge someone based on their looks. That's what a small robin found out when the ugly scarecrow gave her a warm place to rest when she was all alone. She then told this to other birds. The ugly scarecrow wasn't that scary after all!