The Hedgehog and the Turtle

Author: Tahereh Kheradvar

Illustrator: Maboubeh Yazdani

Publisher: Mehrab-e Ghalam Pubs.

Year of Publication: 2018

No. of Pages: 24

Age Group: 6+

Size: 19× 19


About the Book:

One of the short tales from ”Friendship Series”, about two friends, a hedgehog and a turtle, who can escape a dangerous situation thanks to a miracle, that is friendship. This collection, written for preschool children, consists of 15 stories, of which nine has been published. All the stories are thematically based on friendship and sympathy. The amusing tales and interesting illustrations are created by Iranian expert writers and skillful illustrators under direction of the renowned author, Majid Rasti, executive director of Mehrab-e Ghalam’s Board of Children’s literature. The artistic director of the board is Hoda Haddadi, the internationally acclaimed artist.

Excerpt: ”I bet we’ll never find our ball,” said the Turtle. All of a sudden, they heard a hissing sound from under the grass. They were both frightened. The hissing sound was heard more clearly. And they saw a snake…

About the author

Tahereh kheradvar (1966) started her career as an elementary school teacher and later became a writer of children’s literature. She has written dozens of tales for children, winning several awards.

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