IBNA- On the occasion of the 92nd birthday anniversary of Iranian scholar of children literature Touran Mirhadi commemoration ceremony to be held for her the Children’s Book Council in Tehran on June 14.
According to IBNA correspondent, Mirhadi was herself one of the founders of the Children’s Book Council, a veteran professor of Children Literature in Iran and a nominee of Astrid Lindgren World Award. Her commemoration ceremony will be held in cooperation with Iran’s National Library and Archives Organization.
An author and educator, she was a prominent cultural figure who had served for more than 60 years in the fields of education, childhood culture and children’s literature and was an influential figure in this respect. The lady managed the compilation ‘The Encyclopedia of Children’ since 1979 as well.
Among her works are: ‘Mother and the Memories of Fifty Years Living in Iran’, Children’s Instructor Work Book: Annual Schedule of the instructors at kindergartens and primary schools’, ‘The One Who Went, and the One who Came’ and ‘Social Sciences for the Fifth Graders’.
The commemoration ceremony of Touran Mirhadi is scheduled for Friday, June 14.