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The Phoenix of Persia is a must-read! – Read it Daddy

Buy The Phoenix of Persia Another fantastic review for The Phoenix of Persia, from father-daughter book blogging team Read it Daddy! One thing we really believe on our blog is that the more children are exposed to stories that go far beyond their own comfortable cultural bubble, and the boundaries of their own country, the more they’ll begin to learn and understand other countries and cultures – and perhaps find commonality in the way stories…

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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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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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Stories are every child’s heritage – Sally Pomme Clayton

Meet the author of The Phoenix of Persia! Buy The Phoenix of Persia   The magical Phoenix of Persia has taken flight! We spoke to its author, the amazing storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton, to get her insights into this beautiful picture book. Why should people pick up a copy of The Phoenix of Persia? The book is exquisitely beautiful. I am so proud of it! There is so much for a reader to enjoy. It has…

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