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The Snowman and the Sun

Susan Taghdis, Ali Mafakheri (Illustrator), Azita Rassi (Translator)


List Price: 16.99*
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What happens to a snowman when he melts? Where does he go? What does he become? This unique picture book, told from the snowman's point of view, introduces thewonders of the water cycle to young children. The story prompts discussion around change and the impact of seasons on our natural environment and our place in it. It can also be read as a modern-day fable and offers opportunities for deeper reflection on the different stages in our lives.

Tiny Owl Publishing, 9781910328798, 24pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2021

About the Author

Susan Taghdis was born in 1959 in Shiraz. She began her career as a writer by publishing her first story in Keyhan Bacheha Magazine. Susan Taghdis has been a founder of the Iranian Association of Writers for Children and Youth and has also been a board member. Taghdis has tried her hand in various fields including reporting, journalism, script writing, etc. She has also composed poetry for children but she is well-known for writing stories for preschoolers and children. Ali Mafakheri is an Iranian illustrator, designer and film-maker who trained in Tehran and Paris. He has exhibited in Iran, France and Switzerland and has illustrated over 40 children's books.