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Adults and little ones will relish Grobblechops! – Jill Bennett

Buy Grobblechops Educational consultant Jill Bennett wrote a fab review of Grobblechops for her blog Red Reading Hub! Read it below! Many young children imagine monsters under the bed and sometimes use their fear of same as a tactic to delay bedtime. In this story based on a Rumi tale it appears that young Amir is genuinely scared in case there’s something lurking in the darkness of his bedroom – a terrible huge-toothed, hungry something…

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The Parrot and the Merchant is truly wonderful – Jill Bennett

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Fab educational consultant Jill Bennett gave her thoughts on The Parrot and the Merchant on her blog Red Reading Hub. Read her great review below! Exquisite, jewel-like illustrations grace every page of this thought-provoking retelling of the ancient fable from the pen of 13th C poet/philosopher Rumi. Gloriously visualised by Marjan Vafaian who has made the merchant a woman, it tells of said merchant, named Mah Jahan who collects and cages…

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The Parrot and the Merchant is an enchanting story!

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant  Read a wonderful review of The Parrot and the Merchant by Louise Gahan for Reading Zone: The Parrot and the Merchant is a story based on a thirteenth century fable about a merchant who trades goods between Persia and India. However, the merchant this time takes shape as a woman Mah Jahan, who is depicted as a strong, self determined figure adorned with beautiful and exquisitely designed dresses. Interesting then…

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A striking rework of a Rumi fable! – Jill Bennett

Buy The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock Educational consultant Jill Bennett wrote a lovely review of The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock for her children’s book blog Red Reading Hub! Read her review below! The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock Firoozeh Golmohammadi Tiny Owl Publishing Coming to terms with and accepting one’s own identity is at the heart of this striking reworking of a Rumi fable. Dissatisfied with his dull grey and…

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Introducing our series Tales by Rumi!

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant Buy The Lion Tattoo Buy The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock Buy Grobblechops Introducing our new book series Tales by Rumi! Rumi was a theologian, philosopher, jurist, and Sufi mystic, but most of all he’s remembered as one of the world’s greatest poets. Our series #TalesByRumi aims to bring his ancient wisdom to the new generation and gives them an insight into his philosophy. It’s based on…

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