The Secret Message
Author: Mina Javaherbin
Illustrator: Bruce Whatley
This is a retelling of an ancient Persian poem about a parrot who longs for freedom. It escapes from a merchant’s golden cage through wit and the help of friends who pass along a secret message to India. An enchanting tale of yearning for a life of liberty that offers colourful insights into culture, literature and history in the Middle East.
Publisher: Disney Hyperion Books (New York)
National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: English JP 398.2 JAV