The Conference of the Birds

$35.00

An award-winning author and illustrator offers a beautiful and uplifting adaptation of the beloved Sufi poem
Celebrated children’s book creator Peter Sis presents his first book for adults with The Conference of the Birds—a lyrical and richly illustrated story of love, faith, and the beauty of the human journey.

Author: Farid Ud-Din Attar
Illustrated  By: Peter Sis
ISBN:  9780143124245
Binding: Paperback,  160, Pages
Published Year:
2013
Language:
English

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Sis’s deeply felt version of the classic twelfth-century Persian epic poem tells the story of a flock of birds in search of the true king, Simorgh, who lives on the mountain of Kaf. Drawn from all species, the flock travels through the seven valleys: quest, love, understanding, detachment, unity, amazement, and death. The birds that endure reach the mountain to learn a profound lesson: that Simorgh the king is, in fact, each of them and all of them.

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Weight 0.53 kg
Dimensions 25.4 × 17.8 × 1.4 cm