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Amoo Norooz and Other Persian Stories

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Hardcover, 115 pages
Published June 30th 2000 by Mazda Publishers (first published June 2000)
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Miriam
Apr 01, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: mythology, picture
There are four stories in this collection, only one of which relates to Norooz. They were published independent of one another in the 1970s and early 80s. I'm not sure if they were altered in anyway during the collection process or just copied -- I noticed several typos (one involving entire lines) in the intro and first story but none later.

"Amoo Norooz" by Farideh Farjam and Meyer Azaad
Farsheed Mesqali, illustrator
Ahmad K. Jabbari, trans.
The editor says that this story about an old woman waiti
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Dolly
Aug 21, 2009 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: older children and parents reading with them
This is a wonderful book of short stories from Persia. They are colorful, interesting and give some insight into Persian culture. The illustrations are also very good.
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