Tahmineh’s Beautiful Bird
Author: Parviz Kalantari
Illustrator: Parviz Kalantari
This book is about Tamineh, a pasture girl from the Iranian tribe of Qashqai, a nomadic group of people. Tahmineh met a bird who sang so beautifully that she wanted to keep it. However, she only managed to have its image woven in a chanteh. The bird came to life from the woven picture and sang beautifully. A colourful book ﬁlled with images of the life and ways of Tahmineh’s tribe.
Publisher: Tiny Owl (London)
National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: English JP KAL