Boots in the Color of Oleaster

Written by: Abdolmajid Najafi
Illustrated by: Maryam Tabatabaei
Publisher: Shahre Ghalam
Category: Children / Young Adults
Year: 2019
0 Pages,
All rights available

Book About:

‘Boots in the Color of Oleaster’ tells the story of a boy and a girl of the same age. The boy likes the girl so much that he sees the world through her eyes. This is why he accompanies the girl to her aunt’s during a snowy weather. Getting there, she leaves the boy to be alone with his fears in that chilly winter day. As he accidentally meets his mother in the way back home, the world becomes warm and colorful again. But oleasters always remind him of the girl. The best Iranian Writers’ series consists of 30 books of which 18 have been published. The series which is a sort of an encyclopedia of noted Iranian writers and illustrators, opens with brief biographies and reviews on their works.

Author About:

Abdol-Majid Najafi, the author, is among the Iranian pioneers of children and young adults’ literature. The characters of his numerous works express their feelings clearly so that the readers can easily sympathize with them. Maryam Tabataba’ei, the illustrator, masters the art of creating real worlds with touches of children’s innocent imaginations. Being a stylistic, powerful illustrator, she has won many awards for her works.

Publisher Name:Shahre Ghalam

Address:No. 147, Ave. Motahhari, Tehran, Iran



ManagingDirector:Masoud Golabi

Languages we correspond in: English