Fatima the Spinner and the Tent: English-Dari Edition

  • Fatima the Spinner and the Tent: English-Dari Edition (Hoopoe Teaching-Stories)
  • Idries Shah
  • 01 May 2017
  • 1946270113

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Fatima the Spinner and the Tent: English-Dari Edition (Hoopoe Teaching-Stories) Fatima is a young woman whose life seems beset by one disaster after another Setting forth on a journey from her home in the West, she is shipwrecked and cast ashore alone near Alexandria Adopted by a family of weavers, and beginning to prosper in her new life, she is captured and made to work making masts Undertaking a journey to sell the masts, her ship is wrecked off the coast of China It is only here that Fatima finally realizes that what seemed to be disasters were really essential steps towards realizing her eventual fulfillment A story of wisdom and depth, ideal as a bedtime story, it helps children understand the need for perseverance to reach their goals This Teaching Story is well known in Greek folklore, but this version is attributed to the Sheikh Mohamed Jamaludin of Adrianople modern day Edirne in Turkey who died inThis book is filled with wonderful illustrations by Natasha Delmar Taught to paint by her father, the celebrated classic Chinese painter Ng Yi Ching, she captures Fatima s adventures with a wealth of detail and color Using Middle Eastern and Chinese design , Delmar transports readers into the exotic worlds of Fatima s travels, in a way delightful to both young and old

About the Author: Idries Shah

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