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Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings


Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings by Frances Lincoln Children's Books at Charles Freeland Poetry. MPN: FBA-|291990. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The Shahnameh is a collection of stories and myths from ancient Iran, filled with kings, heroes, princesses, magical animals and demons. Written as


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The Shahnameh is a collection of stories and myths from ancient Iran, filled with kings, heroes, princesses, magical animals and demons. Written as an epic poem by the poet Ferdowsi in the 10th century, it is one of the great classics of Persian literature. The tales include the Simurgh, the giant bird who brings up an orphaned king in her nest on a craggy rock, wicked King Zahhak with his man-eating snakes, and above all the story of the great hero Rustam and his son Sohrab.Elizabeth Laird is passionate about bringing this great epic poem to the children of western cultures, as well as retelling it for Iranian children living in the West.

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Manufacturer:Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
Brand:Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Part Number:FBA-|291990
Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
Studio:Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
MPN:FBA-|291990
EAN:9781847802538
Item Weight:1.8 pounds
Item Size:0.75 x 11 x 11 inches
Package Weight:1.85 pounds
Package Size:8.6 x 0.7 x 0.7 inches

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