The world’s crawling with ants

Author: Majid Rasti

Illustrator: Hadiseh Ghorban

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 a baby elephant who is friendly with everyone in the forest.  The tale illustrates the concept of friendship with a new approach and helps children to understand the world and the importance of 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: Ellie was a baby elephant. Once he fell asleep under the one-thousand-branch tree. When he woke up, he saw ants everywhere. “Hey! Run away! The world’s crawling with ants!”

About the author

Majid Rasti was born in 1954 and did a B.A. in English Literature. A children’s literature writer first and foremost, he has created several televised programs for young audience and written regularly in numerous children’s literature magazines.

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