Books by Fahimeh Amiri

THE PRINCE WHO RAN AWAY by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 13, 2001

"In a short author's note, Rockwell sets Buddhism in a historical context, and hopes that readers will discover more about the Buddha elsewhere, but provides no bibliography or list of sources. (Picture book/biography. 8-12)"
Rockwell tells of the life of Siddhartha, from his foretold birth to his enlightenment, then very briefly of his time as the Buddha and his death. Read full book review >
THE MONKEY BRIDGE by Rafe Martin
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1997

"Their individuality suits this lyrical story and its emphasis not on a leader's rank, but on the qualities of the leader that prove him deserving of his position. (Picture book/folklore. 4-7)"
A Buddhist jataka tale shows how the unselfish behavior of a monkey king inspires a selfish human ruler to become more generous. Read full book review >
BABRI by James Jacob
adapted by James Jacob, illustrated by Fahimeh Amiri
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A gloriously presented, finely woven modern folktale. (Fiction/Picture book. 4-7)"
Babri is a curious tiger cub. Read full book review >