Tahmineh's Beautiful Bird

Tahmineh's Beautiful Bird

Hardback (01 Jul 2015)

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Synopsis

Tahmineh lives with her family in one of Iran's Qashqai tribes. While minding the sheep, Tahmineh takes out her flute and plays a tune so beautiful that a bird sings along with it. Tahmineh longs to keep the bird with her, but her parents remind her that you can't capture wildness, only the memory of it. So she weaves a chanteh, a carpet-like shoulder bag, incorporating a picture of the bird into it ... and then something magical happens!

This beautiful story introduces the lifestyle of a Qashqai girl: where she goes to school, how her mother bakes flat breads and milks the goats and what they wear. The story and illustrations are from a renowned ethnography artist, in a modern simplified cubist style.

Book information

ISBN: 9781910328064
Publisher: Tiny Owl Publishing Ltd
Imprint: Tiny Owl Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 891.5534
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: 394g
Height: 257mm
Width: 255mm
Spine width: 10mm