Art And Culture

‘The Cat’s Become So Nice’ for Children

An illustration in the bookAn illustration in the book

‘The Cat’s Become So Nice,’ a book for kids written by children’s author Farhad Hassanzadeh, 55, will soon be released by Tehran-based Elmi-Farhangi Publishing Company (EPC).

The publishing house in recent years has extended its activities to books for children and young adults and initiated a project in collaboration with a group of writers. The project includes 10 children’s stories on the topic of peace, according to the website of Roozrang magazine of visual arts (

The book is Hassanzadeh’s contribution to the joint project. He submitted his work to the publisher last summer. It has a number of illustrations created by painter and illustrator Ghazaleh Bigdelou, 36.

EPC was founded in 1953, and during the past five decades, it has collaborated with over a thousand Iranian scholars, writers, translators and editors. 

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