The globetrotter hoopoe loves traveling. She flies from one tree to another, from one mountain to another. Being weary and having nowhere to stay, she gets to a tree where a parliament of owls live. They invite her in to spend the night. But there is no sign of the last night’s hospitality as she wants to say goodbye and leave in the morning. The owls believe that no creature sees and travels in daylight, just like them. Then why would she do that?
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.
Davod Ghafarzadegan’s stories have no boundary. Like the story of hoopoe and the owls, he usually generalizes the human world to other creatures’ worlds to show their different viewpoints. Reading such stories, children get to know with concepts like diversity and accepting others.
Mitra Abdollahi, the illustrator, depicts the nature in a creative, distinctive way. She has won numerous national prizes namely the annual ceremony of the art of book design in 2015.s
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