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    DescriptionThese stories have warmed the hearts of children and adults for centuries. In this book there are five stories from Old Persia. Bald Hassan is the story of a young boy who is reluctant to leave the warmth and comfort of the bread oven he lives in, and his adventures after his mother forces him to leave. Black Crow is the story of a farmer and his rivalry turned to friendship with a crow. Jitdon tells the story of a mischievous young boy whose quick wit saves him and his friends from a danger lurking in the woods. Setareh is an affirmation of Justice prevailing through endurance and patience. Vali and Pari is the story of a lazy man, his hardworking wife, and their misadventures.

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    Folk Tales from Persia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Azar Rabii
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 78
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    ISBN 13: 9781439222577
    ISBN 10: 1439222576

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: GEN
    DC22: FIC
    LC classification: PZ
    B&T Book Type: JF
    Ingram Subject Code: CL
    BIC subject category V2: YF
    B&T General Subject: 215
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: JUV010000
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Booksurge Publishing
    Imprint name
    Booksurge Publishing
    Publication date
    16 April 2009
    Author Information
    Azar Rabii was born in Tabriz, capital of the state of Northwestern Azerbaijan, Iran, in a famous family of artists and poets. The history of her family goes back 500 years. Azar's father, Rassam Arjangi, was one of the leading artists of his time. His biography and some of his works are displayed on the web site: www.argangi.org/rassam. He was also a great storyteller. When Azar was a little girl, despite of his busy life, he spent time with his children and told them wonderful folk stories passed trough generations by heart. The author is a graduate of Tehran University. She has earned a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering. She was one of the very first women engineers in Iran. Azar married her classmate, Fereydoon Rabii, another graduate of Tehran University with a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering. They have three sons. They also have a granddaughter named Isolde Mitra. She is very sweet and talented and loves to hear about Persia. That is why Azar wrote these stories. The author hopes you like them too.