The Stories of Gold Fish (5 Vols.) 

Author: Ibrahim Hassan Beigy

Illustrator: Majid Khademi

Publisher: Saz o Kar

Years of Publishing: 2015

No. of Page: 25(each Vol)

Size: 24× 24

Age: 7+

ISBN: 9786007325087


◙ English text is available.


About the book:

This collection contains 5 volumes and in any of its volumes, things happen to The Golden Fish and the fish that live along with it, and the Golden Fish kind of tries to achieve its ends and takes steps to that effect. The collection’s titles and a synopsis of each story are as follows:

1-Volume One: Water Means This

   The Golden Fish didn’t know the meaning of water. It asks the Silver Fish to find the water. They encounter different fish on the way and ask about the water but all of them show surprise and ignorance about the water availability. Until they are caught by a fishermen. Since The fish were small, fishermen threw them into the water again. And thanks to that incident, The Golden Fish understands that water means this.

2Volume Two: We Should Get Help

   One of the fish was caught in the fishing net. The Golden Fish tried to take it out but it was unable to do so. It got help other fish .They went inside the net to make it heavy, and thus the fisherman would not be able to pull up the net.

3-Volume Three: Maybe You’ll Find It

   All fish in the sea were talking with fear about the newcomer great beast at sea .It was a baby whale that was going mad due to eating a toxic fish and had dropped their badly sick. The Golden Fish found prescribe a species of weed which was antidote of the fish toxin and administered it to the baby whale. The baby whale overall conditions improved after treatment with the weed dose, and grateful of The Golden Fish and its friends returned to its parents.

4-Volume Four: Everywhere Is Green and Blue

The Golden Fish always liked to go to the beach to see how the others live out of the water. One day it was talking to its friend about this, when all of a sudden the sea waves rose and threw them out of the sea inside a hole in the Green Hill. The Silver Fish panicked and wept, but the Golden Fish felt happy since now it could watch everything out of the sea.After a while, a turtle living around there went to drink water from the hole and saw the fish over there and decided to help them. So, it returned them to the sea with the help of its friend, the crab. However, The Golden Fish insisted to stay there. After the turtle explained that when the residual water got evaporated they would die, The Golden Fish agreed to return to the sea.

5-Volume Five: I Will Not Come with You

One day The Golden Fish met a little black fish at its grandfather’s home. Its father relayed its biography for The Golden Fish. The grandfather said that it was a brave and fearless fish that had been living in a small pond in the past, and since it did not like a monotonous life, it had decided to go to the sea in spite of greater risks. And thereafter, it had decided to go to the ocean. The Golden Fish was happy to hear the biography of the little black fish and accompanied it in a trip to the ocean.


About the Author:


Ibrahim Hassan Beigy (1957/Iran-Gorgan) 

He is one of the well-known and experienced writers in Iran who has written for children and young adults more than 30 years. He authored more than 50 books and at least 10 of them translated and published in other countries. His travels to all around Iran gave him the opportunity to collect drafts for his later stories. Hassan Beygi’s books are characterized by a simple narrative with theme of social affairs. He has published 90 novels, adult short story collections and children and young adult books, which some of them are popular and high seller among teenagers and young adults. His books have been translated into other languages and published in different countries.


1-Honored Diploma for the book” Eternal Roots”, 13th Festival of Children Books, Iran, 2009.

2-The book titled as “The Root in Depth” selected as one of the best fiction issued in Iranian revolution and sacred war.

  1. The booked titled as “The Rosebud on the Rug” selected as one of the best book in the year 2000.

4-The winner of Iran Book of the Year’s Global Prize, for the Book”Mohammad”,Iran,2013.

5-The Winner of Qhanipoor Literary Festival for the book “Amir Hossein and the enchanted Lamp”, Iran, 2014.

6-The winner of Jalal AlAhmad Literary Festival for the Book ” The Saint”, Iran, 2014.

Books published in other countries:

*The book “Muhammad” published in Turkey, Mana Publication, 2010.

*The book “Muhammad’ published in England, candle &Fog Publications, 2013.

*The book “Muhammad” published in Lebanon, Dar alhadi Publications, 2013.

*The book” The Purple Years “published in Georgia, Azad University Publications, 2015.

*The book” The Rosebud on the Rug “published in Hong Kong, Cotton Tree Publications, 2009.

*The book “Dear Uncle Abbas” published in Turkmenistan,

Some Works:

1-Ghonche bar Ghali (The Rosebud on the Rug), Kanoon Publications, 2000.

2-Amo jan Abbas (Dear Uncle Abbas),Madresse Publications,1995.

3-Be Mah Negah Kon(Stare on the Moon),Madresse Publications.

4-Mahi Talaee Va Mahi Noghreee(Golden Fish & Silver Fish),Lohe Basar Publications.

5-Boose bar Khorshid(Kiss the Sun),Sooreye Mehr Publications,1996.

6-Fateme va Naghghashihayash(Fateme and her Paintings)(4 Vols.), Mehrabe Ghalam Publications.

7-Dastane Peyqhambaran (The Stories of Prophets), Amir Kabir Publications.

8-Majarahaeye Mahi Talaee(The Stories of Golden Fish),Saz o Kar Publications.

9-Pish az Namaz( Before Prayer), Novel, Sooreye Mehr Publications,1997.

10-Neshaneha (Signs), Short Stories, Beh Nashr Publications,2005.

11-Mirza, Short Stories, Madresse Publications.

12-Rishe dar Amagh (Root in Depth), Novel,  Molke azam Publications,1994.

13-Salhaye Banafsh(The Purpel Years),Roman,Elm Publications,1997.

14-Neshanehaye Sobh (The Signs of Daybreak), Roman,Sooreye Mehr Publications,1997.

15-Ashkane, Roman, Ghadyani Publhcations, 2004.

16-Muhammad, Roman,Madresse Publications,2006.

17-Gheddis (Saint),Roman,Neyestan Publications,2014.

18-Alijanab Shardar(The Honorable Mayor),Roman, Neyestan Publications,2015.

19-Payan (the Roman, Unpublished…

20-Tardid, Roman, Unpublished…


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