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23rd List of Flying Turtle on the Way

23rd List of Flying Turtle  on the Way23rd List of Flying Turtle  on the Way

Book City Institute’s central branch in Tehran will hold a ceremony on Sunday to unveil the 23rd list of Flying Turtle, a list of children and young adults’ books presented seasonally in collaboration between the Book City and the Professional Quarterly Journal on Children and Young Adults’ literature.  A number of age-specific programs have been planned for children. The first program is for kids under 7, in which children’s poet, story writer, translator and illustrator Jamaleddin Karami, 60, will direct an interactive play with children and other participating writers, Mehr News Agency reported. A workshop is planned in the evening to reconcile young adults with history. It is titled ‘How to Enjoy Reading the History of Iran’ and will be conducted by children’s poet, writer, researcher and history instructor, Ali Asghar Seyedabadi, 46. Also planned is a Q&A session with Karami on his book ‘Good Night Torna.’ The venue is located on Shariati Street, between Motahari and Beheshti streets.


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