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British Library loves The Phoenix of Persia!

The Phoenix of Persia focuses on the importance of forgiveness and freedom! – British Library   Buy The Phoenix of Persia   We are so excited by this fabulous review of The Phoenix of Persia by British Library! Have a read below!   The Phoenix of Persia View images from this item  (12) This picture book retells a traditional Iranian story from the Shahnameh, an epic poem written a thousand years ago. What happens in…

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The colours are rich and organic – Litustrations

The details add beautiful texture and depth Buy The Phoenix of Persia We’re delighted with this great review of The Phoenix of Persia from Litustrations over on Instagram!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Litustrations (@litustrations) Hooray! The Phoenix of Persia is nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! The Phoenix of Persia picked as a top book for Fathers’ Day! Book Trust loves The Phoenix of Persia! The Phoenix of Persia is longlisted for the…

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Explore the Shahnameh in our video!

Do you know about the origins of The Phoenix of Persia? Buy The Phoenix of Persia  We spoke to Iranian classics expert and researcher at UCL Mateen Arghandehpour, to explore the Shahnameh, the epic poem which inspired Sally Pomme Clayton’s The Phoenix of Persia. Find out more about this phenomenal piece of literature in the video below! Hooray! The Phoenix of Persia is nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2020! The Phoenix of Persia picked as a top book…

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White Plains Public Library is reading The Phoenix of Persia to celebrate Nowruz!

The Phoenix of Persia captures ancient Persia through amazing visuals, storytelling and music Buy The Phoenix of Persia We’re delighted that White Plains Public Library will be hosting a reading of The Phoenix of Persia as part of their Nowruz celebrations! Nowruz, or the Persian New Year, is an invocation of returning to the light. Read more about their thoughts on The Phoenix of Persia below. The Phoenix of Persia is a beautiful book that tells…

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Immerse your class in the wonder of The Phoenix of Persia – Schools Library Services

Expand your learning with the ‘Shahnameh Box’ Buy The Phoenix of Persia We’re delighted with this wonderful recommendation from librarian Gillian Harris, MBE over on Schools Library Services. Read Gillian’s review below. The Shahnameh is a collection of myths written by the 10th Century Iranian poet, Ferdowsi, and The Phoenix of Persia retold by Sally Pomme Clayton is one of those stories.  It tells the story of newborn Prince Zal, whose father banishes him to the forest because of his…

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