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The Little Black Fish reviewed by armadillo

This is a beautiful and compelling book with strong and important allegorical messages. Written in the 60s by noted Iranian social critic, teacher and author Samad Behrangi, it was banned in pre-revolutionary Iran for its political thrust. The story of the little black fish is told by an old fish to her twelve thousand grandchildren. […]


The Little Black Fish as reviewed by clpe

  On World Book Day, it’s good to be able to feature a picture book from a new publishing house that plans to make more international children’s literature available in the UK. They are beginning with some eye-catching books from Iran, both classic and contemporary. The Little Black Fish dares to defy his mother and […]