Keikhosrow’s stories narrated in a simple language for children

Reading the tales of ancient Iran, particularly ‘Shahnameh’ stories has always been engaging for the Iranians. In the book ‘Keikhosrow’, Atusa Salehi atempts to narrate the tales of Shahnameh for groups ‘B’ and ‘C’. The book ‘Keikhosrow’ is the twelfth volume of the fourth series of this collection which is published, narrated by Atusa Salehi and illustrated by Niloufar MirMohammadi. In the fourth collection of ‘The stories of Shahnameh’ (Volumes 10, 11 and 12), the writer has atempted to move along the more unknown paths of ‘Shahnameh’ (Book of Kings) to avoid repeating the tales and recreate them from within the adventures and from different angles. In this book, Atusa Salehi has narrated the stories of ‘Shahnameh’ in a simple, fluent language for the children of the age groups ‘B’ and ‘C’ to acquaint them with these stories. The book ‘Keikhosrow’ consists of stories about ‘Keikhosrow’, the King of Iran, the son of ‘Siyavash’ and ‘Farangis’, which have been brought in ‘Shahnameh’. In a part of this book we read: “Goudarz wants to stop me from going. Shabrang drags its hoof on the ground, Giv follows me, saying: “Let me come with you…” I hear no more. I ride ‘Shabrang’, breaking the wall of the wind and the soil and race ahead ….”

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