By Ahmadreza Ahmadi

Illustrated by Nahid Kazemi

When things that a boy loves disappear from his life, he wonders whether they are gone forever. Will blossom and rain ever come back? Yes they will, but in their own time. This reasurring story moves from feelings of loss to a new confidence that comes with knowledge that these and more do, and will, return.

Bottle of Happiness
By Pippa Goodhart

Illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi

Pim and dog Tiddle went over a mountain, and found a rich market place. Pim asked a man, "Please may I eat one of those beautiful fruits?" "What will you give me in return for the fruit?" said the man. "I haven't got anything," said Pim. "There must be something that your people have that we don't," said a woman. Pim looked around. "I think we have more happiness than you have," said Pim. "Bring us some of that, then," said the man. But how can you bottle and transport happiness?

By Rumi

Illustrated by Marjan Vafaian

Rumi was a thirteenth century poet, philosopher and mystic whose works have been studied for centuries, and still speak to us today. Some of his songs have been put to music by contemporary Western artists, and now this book brings a wise story about true love into the English language in book form.

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Little Black Fish
By Samad Behrangi

Little Black Fish may be small, but he has big questions and a determination to find answers to them. While his fellow fish are too scared to do anything different from their set routine, Little Black Fish swims over the edge of the pool, into the stream and river which will show him much more of the world. He meets wonders and adventures, dangers and beauty.

Rainbow in My Pocket, A
By Ali Seidabadi

There are so many questions and thoughts that chase through your mind! Why is the sky blue? Why do the ants queue in such a straight line? Why are some words kind and some words harsh? How do you put a rainbow in your pocket?

Bird Like Himself
By Anahita Teymorian

One day a large egg is left in a forest. It hatches out a chick who needs care and love. But his mother isn't there! So a wonderfully unlikely assortment of foster parents take over the job of trying to bring that chick up ...

Clever Mouse
By Anahita Teymorian

A delightful story about a mouse who is rather too pleased with his own cleverness ...but a bit of realising his own foolishness teaches him what he needs to learn in order to become wise and happy. A mousy love story that shows how kindness is more important than beauty.

Bijan and Manijeh
By Ali Seidabadi

The Book of Kings (Shahnameh) is a thousand year old book of Persian myths and legends, gathered by Ferdowsi. The stories are in poems originallly. The story of Bijan and Manijeh is simplified and retold by Ali Seidabadi and illustrated by Marjan Vafaian for children.

 

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