There are many great children’s books about Iran, but these are some of the best.
The Story of Zahra by Hanan al-Shaykh: This book is a beautifully written and illustrated story about a young Iranian girl who must deal with the death of her mother.
The House with a Thousand Rooms by Elizabeth Laird: This book tells the story of a family living in Iran during the Iran-Iraq war. It is a very moving and powerful story.
The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney: This is a classic fable that has been retold many times, but this version is set in Iran and is absolutely gorgeous.
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis: This is the story of a young girl living in Afghanistan under the Taliban regime. It is a very eye-opening and thought-provoking story.
The Watcher by James Howe: This is the story of a young boy living in Iran during the Iran-Contra Affair. It is a very suspenseful and exciting story.