The Resource The phoenix of Persia, Sally Pomme Clayton ; [illustrated by] Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif

The phoenix of Persia, Sally Pomme Clayton ; [illustrated by] Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif

Label
The phoenix of Persia
Title
The phoenix of Persia
Statement of responsibility
Sally Pomme Clayton ; [illustrated by] Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Iran has an ancient tradition of storytelling and poetry where musicians play instruments to bring stories to life. The most important epic in Iran is called the Shahnameh (pronounced Shaah-naah-meh), which means "The Book of Kings". It was written by the poet Abolqasem Ferdowsi who lived about a thousand years ago. It took over 30 years to write, and has over 50,000 rhyming couplets. The Shahnameh is considered to be one of the greatest epics of world literature. The Phoenix of Persia is about a mythical bird, the Simorgh, one of the most magical characters in the Shahnameh. The Simorgh takes care of a tiny baby, who grows up to become Prince Zal - the hero of many other stories in the Shahanameh.' -- from introduction
Member of
Tone
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10909640
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clayton, Sally Pomme
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sharif, Amin Hassanzadeh
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
One story, many voices
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Firdawsī
  • Folklore
  • Tales
  • Phoenix (Mythical bird)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The phoenix of Persia, Sally Pomme Clayton ; [illustrated by] Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes audio access
  • Includes glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781910328439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
The phoenix of Persia, Sally Pomme Clayton ; [illustrated by] Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes audio access
  • Includes glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781910328439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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