Elephant in the Dark
By Mina Javaherbin | Eugene Yelchin | ISBN 978-0-545-63670-4
Ages 4-8 | HC | Picture Books | September 2015
This well-loved story is based on a poem by the popular 13th century Persian poet, Rumi. The author, Mina Javaherbin, also from Iran, has translated and retold this resonant life-long favourite universal tale for contemporary readers of all ages. Eugene Yelchin, Newbery Honor book author/artist of Breaking Stalin's Nose, has based his brilliant illustrations on Persian miniatures.