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The Parrot and the Merchant celebrated in The Wall Street Journal!

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant The Parrot and the Merchant has been featured in The Wall Street Journal! Thank you to Meghan Cox Gurdon for the amazing review! A different sort of prisoner features in “The Parrot and the Merchant” (Tiny Owl, 24 pages, $16.99), a picture-book adaptation of a fable by the 13th-century mystic Rumi, written and illustrated here with weird, interesting artwork by Marjan Vafaeian (see below). Translated by Azita Rassi and, in a…

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A 7 year old readers gives The Parrot and the Merchant 5 stars in Kids’ Book Buzz!

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Seven year old Alexandria has written a lovely review of The Parrot and the Merchant for Kids’ Book Buzz! She gave it 5 stars! The Parrot and the Merchant is a really good book. There was a merchant who collects parrots wherever she goes to journey and trade. The message is very good. I’ll give it a hundred stars. It’s one of my favorites because the parrot learns how to…

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Cinderella of the Nile is required reading for anyone interested in fairytales

Buy Cinderella of the Nile Youth Services Book Review have written a fab review of our cross-cultural fairytale Cinderella of the Nile! It’s out in the UK now and coming soon to the US. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book?  Retold by the award-winning author Beverley Naidoo, this latest Cinderella edition is based on the earliest-known version of Cinderella. Rhodopis is a Greek girl who…

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The Parrot and the Merchant shows the importance of feelings

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Indian book blogger Metro Reader wrote a fab review of The Parrot and the Merchant, which is published in India by Puffin. Read it below! I received the book the Parrot and the Merchant by Marjan Vafaian as a review copy from the publisher, Puffin and am thankful to them for the same. The book is an ancient fable by Rumi, retold for the modern reader with exquisitely patterned illustrations by acclaimed…

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The Parrot and the Merchant appeals to the child in every adult!

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Indian book blog Fabric of Life wrote a fab review of The Parrot and the Merchant! Read it below! A short and lovely read, The Parrot and the Merchant is based on a fable by Rumi, a thirteenth century philosopher. An interesting and enchanting one, this fable along with exploring relationships and pain as well as reluctance to let go off something close to the heart, also looks into a…

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