Rolling Pumpkin

Mitra Zarif-Kayvan

Affiliation: -

Keywords: kids, cultur, colors, bilingual

Categories: DEMETRIOS Children’s Books

DOI: 10.17160/josha.5.1.379

Languages: German, Persian

''The rolling pumpkin'' is a very popular children's fairy tale in Iran which has been orally passed on from one generation to another. Moreover, ''the rolling pumpkin'' has been published as a picture book with Persian text and rhymes in different versions. The fairy tale revolves around an old woman who is strong, courageous and self-confident. She lives completely alone and makes her own living. She embarks alone on a perilous trip to visit her daughter. On the way to the daughter, she encounters dangerous animals. She is scared but resists and defends herself. At the end, she saves her life completely alone with courage, cleverness, and reason. With the support of Ghazaleh Hinzen (Shayan) and Jan Michaelis. This is a preview of the full book, which can be ordered directly from the author or by completing the order form by pressing the "Order Book/Reprint" button.

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