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Rumi’s stories survive the test of centuries

Who was Rumi, and did he really write about tattoos? Now that The Lion Tattoo is soon to hit our shelves, we thought we’d take a moment to explore the background of the tale. Born in what is now Afghanistan in the 13th century, Rumi was a teacher, philosopher, Sufi mystic, and poet. His consistently popular works, originally written in Persian, have been translated into dozens of languages through the centuries, transcending barriers of place…

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Our witty new title for older readers: The Lion Tattoo!

A perfect picture book gift for Christmas Great news for older readers: our next picture book will be The Lion Tattoo! This hilarious picture book for ages 16+ is the third in our series of fables by Rumi, and will be published in November. One day a young man decides that he wants a lion tattoo. But as the tattooist begins her work, the young man feels the pain of the needle and decides that…

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