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
- A blog: Many books stay close to me because my mother read to me!