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Music and storytelling: how a teacher used The Phoenix of Persia

Buy The Phoenix of Persia We’re continually amazed by the hard work and creativity of teachers. Just look at this amazing series of lessons fab teacher and blogger Teacher Glitter produced for her class using The Phoenix of Persia! You can download the FREE cross-curricular teacher resources she used here. A few months ago, the wonderful Tiny Owl children’s book publisher @TinyOwl_Books messaged me to ask if I would be interested in a copy of their…

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Listen: Exploring the Shahnameh with a classics expert!

Buy The Phoenix of Persia The Phoenix of Persia is a retelling of an ancient story from the Persian epic poem the Shahnameh. We interviewed Mateen Arghandehpour, a PhD student and expert on Iranian classics at UCL, about the lasting legacy of this great piece of world literature. Listen to the interview to delve into this fascinating story! Read a review by teacher Louise Gahan: Children and adults will be captivated by The Phoenix of Persia Read a review by…

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The Phoenix of Persia is a boon for teachers! – Parents in Touch

Buy The Phoenix of Persia Parents in Touch have written a fab review of our ancient tale The Phoenix of Persia! Read it below! The story is based on the Shahnameh, an epic of world literature by Iranian poet Ferdowsi. In a busy marketplace in Iran, a traditional storyteller regales her audience with the tale of Prince Zal and the Simorgh. The Simorgh is a wise phoenix whose flapping wings disperse the seeds of life across…

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Rich in classroom potential, The Phoenix of Persia is FAB-U-LOUS! – Red Reading Hub

Buy The Phoenix of Persia Jill Bennett for fab children’s book blog Red Reading Hub has written an amazing review of Phoenix of Persia! Read it below! What better way to welcome the month of May than with this wonderful new book and music project from Tiny Owl, The Phoenix of Persia. The tale, told by acclaimed storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton is the second in the publisher’s One Story, Many Voices series. It’s based on a…

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Children and adults will be captivated by The Phoenix of Persia – teacher Louise Gahan

Buy The Phoenix of Persia Teacher Louise Gahan for Reading Zone has written a great review of The Phoenix of Persia! She gave it five stars! Read the review below! The Phoenix of Persia is based on a story from the Shahnameh, an Iranian poem and one of the great epics of world literature. It is a story reminiscent of Snow White where a King awaits the birth of his son, only to banish him…

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