Children Books of the Year nominees announced

 
Publish Date : Sunday 5 February 2012 - 11:39
 
 
Shortlisted nominees of children's books of the 29th edition of the Book of the Year of Iran including fiction, science and technology, religion and poetry are just announced.
Children Books of the Year nominees announced
 

IBNA: 49 works have reached the shortlist of best children's books of the year among which are 9 translation and 16 creative works of fiction, 9 books of science/technology, 9 works of religion, and 6 poetry books. 

Nominees of different categories are as follows: 

A) Fiction – Translation
1. 'Gathering Blue' - Lois Lowry – trans. Keyvan Abidi Ashtyani
2. 'Grateful Yours' – Jane Buchanan – trans. Parvin Alipour
3. 'Story of Sultan' – Samira Shafiq – trans. Mojtaba Rahmandoust
4. 'The Five Sisters' - Margaret Mahy – trans. Parvin Alipour
5. 'The tiger rising' - Kate DiCamillo – trans. Vida Lashgari Farhadi
6. 'Idle Witch' - Gianni Rodari – trans. Mahnaz Sadri
7. 'Long Way Home' - Michael Morpurgo – trans. Davod Lotfollah 8. ' Tamburlaine's elephants' - Geraldine McCaughrean – trans. Ali Jafari
9. ' Turk Ekizleri' (Turk Twins) – Jahed Ucuq – trans. H. M. Seddiq

B) Fiction – Creative
1. 'How Should I Weave The Rain' – Nargess Bagheri
2. 'Tale of Amoo Nowruz and Khale Nobahar' – Shokuh Ghassemnia
3. 'When Shaqayeq Became a Mom' – Forouzandeh Khodajou
4. 'Harf-Abad' – Ali Khanjani
5. 'Stories of Mr Small' – Fariba Kalhor
6. 'Men of Tomorrow' – Yusef Qojaq
7. 'Only Dad Can Wake Me Up' – Mojgan Baba Marandi
8. 'Hasti' – Farhad Hassanzadeh
9. 'The Island' – Dariush Abedi
10. 'Girl with a White Ribbon' – Mojgan Kalhor
11. 'Even One Minute is Enough' – Atousa Salehi
12. 'Laloo' – Yusef Qojaq
13. 'Call Me for the Storytelling Time' – Mohammadreza Yousefi
14. 'The Return of Professor Zalzalak' – Jamaleddin Akrami
15. 'Sofie and the Magic Lamp' – Ebrahim Hassanbeigi
16. 'Orange Hearts' – Minoo Karimzadeh 

C) Science and Technology
1. 'Thematic Encyclopedia of Science and Technology', volumes 5, 6, 7 – Nematollah Golestanian
2. 'Secret Key to the Universe' – Lucy Hawking – trans. Mohammadreza Mahboob
3. 'Imitating Nature' series, 12 vol. – Toney Allman – trans. Majid Amigh
4. 'Ask Dr Fisher' series, 7 vol. – Claire Llevellyn – trans. Hassan Salari
5. 'Discover' – Christian Dall - trans. Mina Mehrvarz
6. 'Science Factory' 10 vols. – Jon Richards – trans. Hussein Makhuli.
7. The Dinosaurs Dictionary – Kazem Talayi
8. 'Man and Nature' – Majid Amigh
9. 'Mammals of Iran' – Ali Golshan

D) Religion
1. 'Fire Stealer' – Saeid Rouhafza
2. 'The Bounteous of Ahlulbait' – Reza Shirazi
3. 'Coin in the name of Muhammad' – Mahmoud Pourvahab
4. 'Talking with You' – Seyyed Mahdi Shojai
5. 'God and His Stories' – Gholamreza Heidari Abhari
6. 'What Does God Say About My Science Book', 6 vols. – Fatemeh Firouz-abadi
7. 'Grandfather's Kisses' – Mahmoud Pourvahab
8. 'Sparrows' Prayers' – Morteza Daneshmand
9. Science for 1st Grade Junior School – Farzaneh Karimnia

E) Poetry
1. 'My Heart's Backstage' – Hussein Tavallayi
2. 'Perhaps it's Around Here' – Abbas-ali Sepahi Yunesi
3. 'Up to Happy Street' – Babak Nick Talab
4. 'Mr Summer' – Monireh Hashemi
5. 'Scarecrow was in Love' – Biuk Maleki
6. 'Hich Hich Hichaneh' – a group of poets

The closing ceremony of 29th Book of the Year of Iran will be held on Wednesday (February 8) at Vahdat Hall of Tehran.

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