Buy Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird


Buy Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird, 26pp, £11.99 (discounts may apply)

  • Written and illustrated by Parviz Kalantari

While minding the sheep, Tahmineh takes out her flute and plays a tune so beautiful that a bird sings with it. Tahmineh longs to keep the bird with her, but you can’t capture wildness, only the memory of it. So Tahmineh weaves a picture of her bird into a chanteh…. and then something magical happens!

More about this book: 

  • Read Turkish newspaper Today’s Zaman’s review here.
  • Learn more about The Qashqai trib here and here.
  • An introduction about Parviz Kalantari here.
  • A Review by Jill Bennett here
  • In the memory of Parviz Kalantari. here
  • Really interesting themes to explore. A review by Laura Davies
  • Happy Mother’s Day! A blogpost
  • A review by Terry Potter from The Letterpress Project: A magical sense of the richness of other people’s lives




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