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The Parrot and the Merchant

The Parrot and the Merchant

Marjan Vafaian
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Rumi
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Mah Jahan, a rich merchant woman, collects birds in cages. But when she brings back a gift for one of them, she learns a surprising lesson.

This exquisitely illustrated story is an enchanting fable exploring how hard it is to let go of someone you love and give them freedom. Retold for modern-day readers, this classic tale by Rumi is brought to life by the award-winning illustrator Marjan Vafaian.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Jan/2019

ISBN: 9780143446828

Length : 32 Pages

MRP : ₹175.00

The Parrot and the Merchant

Marjan Vafaian
,
Rumi

Mah Jahan, a rich merchant woman, collects birds in cages. But when she brings back a gift for one of them, she learns a surprising lesson.

This exquisitely illustrated story is an enchanting fable exploring how hard it is to let go of someone you love and give them freedom. Retold for modern-day readers, this classic tale by Rumi is brought to life by the award-winning illustrator Marjan Vafaian.

Select Preferred Format

Marjan Vafaian

Marjan Vafaian has been creating elaborate and detailed book illustrations for ten years. Very well-received at home in Iran, her work has also won awards at international exhibitions. She has brought a modern twist to this ancient fable, casting a woman as the merchant. She has also illustrated Bijan and Manije (2016) and Cinderella of the Nile (2018) by the award-winning author Beverley Naidoo, published by Tiny Owl.

Rumi

Rumi was a thirteenth-century Persian philosopher.

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