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The Conference of the Birds

ISBN: 9781906838522
Available: April 2012
Binding: HB
RRP: £16.99
Size: 178x254
Extent: 160
Colour: Full colour
Author: Peter Sis

“ An inspirational story about the pain, and the beauty, of the human journey ”

The epic poem by the twelfth-century Persian mystic and poet Attar of Nishapur, is here re-told by the acclaimed author and illustrator Peter Sís in a dazzlingly new graphic form. Part allegorical quest, part spiritual meditation, Sís's sumptuously re-imagined adaptation traces the adventures of a flock of birds, led by the hoopoe, their different species reflecting the range of human character. 

Incredible. Sparse text puts huge colour illustrations to the fore.

Emily Gosling - Design Week