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A wonderful event at Pimlico library

Written by Mateen Arghandehpour. Mateen was in charge of reading at the event who did perfectly and children loved it. We gathered our books, revised our plans once more between ourselves and moved out and towards the library. Every one of us seemed to feel a slight tingle of nervousness; though it was easily concealed by how happy we were all feeling, all of us doing what we thought was good and enjoyable. We arrived…


Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird as reviewed by Today’s Zaman: “This simple story is full of allegory”

The Turkish newspaper Today’s Zaman has published an article about Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird, considering it as an artistic piece, not just for children. This simple story is full of allegory: Man’s desire to capture a beautiful bird and keep it for his own use and pleasure is used as a metaphor for one people group trying to impose its way of life on another. The deeper meaning of this child’s tale clearly is against assimilation…