‘Call me Ziba’ rendered into Armenian
Publish Date : Monday 26 August 2019 - 15:13
IBNA- Iranian novel for young adults ‘Call me Ziba’ by Farhad Hassanzadeh has been translated into Armenian and published.
According to IBNA correspondent, the Armenian translation of the novel bears an introduction by one of the noted Armenian authors. ‘Call me Ziba’ is the story of a fifteen-year-old girl named Ziba who is living in an orphanage.
Her father is hospitalized due to mental disorders, and her mother is married to another man. Her father calls Ziba on an autumn day and asks for her assistance to get him out of the mental hospital.
The book was picked as the top work in the Festival of Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in 2016.
Hassanzadeh has also been introduced by the Children’s Book Council of Iran
“his life achievement in the field of writing for children and young adults to International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY
) to run for Hans Christian Andersen Award 2020.
Among his works are: ‘Love and Mirror’, ‘The Moonlight Guest’, ‘An Umbrella with White Butterflies’, ‘This Weblog Will Be Transferred', 'The Backyard', and 'Kooti Kooti Watch out You Don’t Catch a Cold – The Kooti Kooti Tales'.